Object: Open cluster NGC 7261 Constell: CEP RA: 22h 20.4m Decl: +58° 05' Epoch: 2000 Mag: 8.4m Size: 6' Type: III 1 p Observer: Jere Kahanpää Obs. place: Hartola, Finland Date/Time: 28./29.8.1997, 01.40 Telescope: N 205/1000 Magn: 133x Filter: Field: 22' NE Lim.mag: 6.0m Background sky: 3 Seeing: 2 Weather: +18 °C!, no Moon. Humid. Brightness: 2 Alt: 85° Description: Obvious but not very impressive. Diam. 7'. About 25 stars. Elongated N-S, the N end being pointed making the cluster somewhat arrow-head -shaped. The faint stars are concentrated on the W edge.