Object: Nonex-open cluster NGC 6989             Constell: CYG

RA: 20h 54.1m           Decl: +45° 17'          Epoch: 2000
Mag: 10m (own)          Size: 12' (own)         Type: IV 2 p n
Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Hartola, Finland
Date/Time: 21./22.8.1996, 02.05

Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 80x               Filter: (O-III)
Field: 37'              NE Lim.mag: 5.8m
Background sky: 2       Seeing: 2 
Weather: +13 °C, no Moon.         

Brightness: 4           Alt: 65°
Description: 80x: A cluster of faint (11,5...13,5m) stars within
the North America nebula. Size about 10'-12' and Tr-type IV 2 p
n. 15 stars. An asterism? The 4 brightest stars in the field are
plotted in Uranometria 2000.0 The cluster includes several 12th
magn. doubles. 

The NA nebula is easily visible with an O-III filter. The glow
is slightly brighter in the S third of the field and the NW
third is avoid of any nebulosity.    

Orig. descr W. Herschel: "A L. cl. of pS, stars of sev. sizes"