Observing site: Friitala, Ulvila, Finland
Instrument: N250/1200 (10” Newton)
Darkness of the background sky: 4
Weather: Clear sky, windy, some high clouds, +12 C
Objects observed: NGC 7062, (variable stars)
The opening of deep sky observing season 2016-2017! The sky was still light, and there were some high clouds, but still I decided to start the deep sky season. Besides observing deep sky, I also observed variable stars in the early evening.
During the night, I made only one deep sky observation, the object of my choice was NGC 7062, an open cluster in northern part of Cygnus, about 7° ENE from Deneb. Of this object, I wrote following notes:
@120x: A rather small, compact, pretty faint open cluster. The brightness range of the cluster appears to be considerably large, the cluster is well detached from it’s background.