Basic object information
Object name: NGC 6709
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 6.7
Size: 15.0'
Number of stars: 40
Magnitude of brightest star: 9.1
Object classification: III 2 m
Description: Cl,pRi,lC,iF

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 18h 51m 30.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +10 21' 00"
Constellation: Aquila

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Ania, Pirkkala, Finland
Date/Time: 24/25.9.2009 22:40

Telescope: Newton 300/1500 mm

Magn: 115x
Field: 35'
Background sky: 3 (20.9)Visuality: I

Filter:
NE Lim.mag: 6.6
Seeing: 4
Height: 31

Weather: +3C

A moderate open cluster of 10-13 mag stars.