Object: Nonex-open cluster NGC 6839 Constell: SGE RA: 19h 54.5m Decl: +17° 54' Epoch: 2000 Mag: 11m (own) Size: 2' (own) Type: IV 2 p (own) Observer: Jere Kahanpää Obs. place: Hartola, Finland Date/Time: 18./19.8.1996, 00.05 Telescope: N 205/1000 Magn: 133x Filter: Field: 22' NE Lim.mag: 5.5m Background sky: 3 Seeing: 4 Weather: +14 °C, no Moon. Thin mist. Brightness: 3 Alt: 45° Description: Two brightest stars in field are plotted in U2000.0 There is a small group of 8 stars mag. 12...14 about 3' SE of the following of the bright stars. Diameter about 2' and magnitude 11m. Agrees quite well with W.H.'s descriptions and J.H.'s note. Position from Megastar marked with a 'x' in the drawing. W. Herschel: "A vS Cl. of com. st." J. Herschel: "A quantity of MW stars, immensely close, one small patch of witch may be the cluster VI.16"