Basic object information
Name: IC 4996
Type of object: Open cluster
Magnitude: 7.3
Size: 6.0'
Number of stars: 15
Magnitude of brightest star: 8.5
Object classification: I 3 p n
Description: Cl,st 8...13

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 20h 16m 30.0s
Declination: +37 38' 00"

Constellation: Cygnus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date/Time: 20/21.10.2003 23.00

Telescope: 16" Dobson f 4.5

Magn: 244x

Filter:

Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 5,3

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 3

Height: 50
Visuality: I
Weather: -3C, random clouds

A detached and strongly compressed cluster.

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