Basic object information
Object name: NGC 7243
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 6.4
Size: 30.0'
Number of stars: 40
Magnitude of brightest star: 8.5
Object classification: IV 2 p
Description: Cl,L,P,lC,st vL
Notes: H VIII 75;Incl Struve 2890 D*

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 22h 15m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +49 54' 00"
Constellation: Lacerta

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Ania, Pirkkala, Finland
Date/Time: 16/17.9.2009 23:50

Telescope: Newton 300/1500 mm

Magn: 71x
Field: 57'
Background sky: 3 (21.0)Visuality: I

Filter: -
NE Lim.mag: 6.6
Seeing: 4
Height: 71

Weather: +5C, moist

Beautiful open cluster because there is a large range in magnitudes. The brightest stars are 9th mag whereas dozens 12-14 mags twinkled all around the background.