(IAAC) Obj: R Cyg (variable) - Inst: 7x50 binoculars

Observer: Lew Gramer
Your skills: Intermediate
Date and UT of Observation: 1997-07-26/27, 04:07 UT
Location: Medford, MA, USA (42N)
Site classification: urban
Limiting magnitude: 5.7 (zenith)
Seeing: 7 (out of 10 highest) - good
Moon up: no
Instrument: 50mm Simmons binoculars
Magnification: 7x
Filters used: None
Object: R Cyg
Category: Mira-type variable star
Constellation: Cyg
Data: mag estimate >9.5,  period 426.4 days
RA/DE: 19h37m  +50o12m
R Cyg was NOT APPARENT down to a confirmed mag. 9.6, in
its expected spot just SE of theta Cyg.