Basic object information
Object name: NGC 7044
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 12.0
Size: 7.0'
Magnitude of brightest star: 15.0
Object classification: II 2 R
Description: Cl,vF,pL,vRi,vC,st 15...18
Notes: H VI 24

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 21h 12m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +42 29' 00"
Constellation: Cygnus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Ania, Pirkkala, Finland
Date/Time: 19/20.8.2009 2:45

Telescope: Newton 300/1500 mm

Magn: 214x
Field: 23'
Background sky: 3 (20.9)Visuality: II

NE Lim.mag: 6.5
Seeing: 3
Height: 64

Weather: +3C

Pretty difficult open cluster, stars are fainter than 14 mag and the cluster is mainly granular NW-SE oriented haze.