Object: Nonex-open cluster NGC 6856             Constell: CYG

RA: 19h 59.3m           Decl: +56° 08'          Epoch: 2000
Mag: 11m (own)          Size: 3' (own)          Type: II 2 p 
                                                      (own)
Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Hartola, Finland
Date/Time: 20./21.8.1996, 01.20

Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 133x              Filter:
Field: 22'              NE Lim.mag: 6.2m
Background sky: 2       Seeing: 2 
Weather: +14 °C, no Moon.          


Brightness: 4           Alt: 75°
Description: A small compact group of stars mag. 12... Diameter
3'. A dozen stars. Round. The 3 brightest stars are in a small
triangle (40'') in the middle. 

J. Herschel: "A small pretty close cluster. Irreg. R; 3' diam;
stars 12...16"

Note: My own description was written before I saw the J.H.'s
description. 100% sure that this is NGC 6856.