Basic object information
Object name: NGC 7538
Object type: Bright nebula
Size: 9.0'x6.0'
Object classification: E
Description: vF,L,2pB* inv
Notes: H II 706;Filamentary struct in neby

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 23h 14m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +61 29' 00"
Constellation: Cepheus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Ania, Pirkkala, Finland
Date/Time: 16/17.9.2009 0:45

Telescope: Newton 300/1500 mm

Magn: 214x
Field: 23'
Background sky: 2 (21.1)Visuality: III

Filter: UHC
NE Lim.mag: 6.7
Seeing: 2
Height: 88

Weather: +7C

I found this bright nebula (again) when I was observing open clusters nearby. It's very bright, you can't miss if you're scanning the sky on the right area. There are four-five stars involved with the nebula. Last observed in October 2004.