Basic object information

Object name: NGC 7686
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 5.6
Size: 15.0'
Number of stars: 20
Magnitude of brightest star: 6.2
Object classification: IV 1 p
Description: Cl,P,lC,st 7...11
Notes: H VIII 69;12* mags 8...13

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 23h 30m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +49 08' 00"

Constellation: Andromeda

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 11/12.10.2005 22:10

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 71x


Field: 42'

NE Lim.mag: 6.0

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 2

Height: 75
Visuality: I
Weather: +9C, very moist and foggy

A moderate open cluster in a rich field. Hard to sketch because of numerous stars.