Object: Open cluster NGC 609 Constell: CAS RA: 01h 37.2m Decl: +64° 33' Epoch: 2000 Mag: 11m Size: 3' Type: II 3 r Observer: Jere Kahanpää Obs. place: Hartola, Finland Date/Time: 1./2.9.1997, 01.20 Telescope: N 205/1000 Magn: 133x Filter: - Field: 22' NE Lim.mag: 6.0m Background sky: 2-3 Seeing: 2-3 Weather: +9 °C, no Moon. Brightness: 5 Alt: 60° Description: A faint but still easy glow including a few 14m stars with averted vision. The shape is irregular and not easy to see, basically round. Size about 1.8'. The position in Uranometria 2000.0 is slightly too much E, but Megastar uses the correct position.