Object: Nonex-open cluster NGC 6996             Constell: CYG

RA: 20h 56.4m           Decl: +45° 28'          Epoch: 2000
Mag:                    Size: 9' (own)          Type: IV 2 p 
Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Hartola, Finland
Date/Time: 22./23.8.1996, 23.25

Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 133x              Filter:
Field: 22'              NE Lim.mag: 5.2m -> 2.0m
Background sky: 3       Seeing:  2
Weather: +13 °C, no Moon. Clouds.  

Brightness: 3           Alt: 70°
Description: A half-circle of stars mag 10...12. About 20 stars
within 9'. At 40x the cluster is quite obvious and was seen as
soon as it entered the field. Est. Tr-type IV 2 p.

Orig. descr J.Herschel (h2094): "Coarse, poor, pL cluster, stars

This group is exactly at the RNGC position. Fits J.H.'s
description quite well. The only problem is "stars small"?