OSS 1 in Cepheus

Bob Hogeveen 
Star: OSS 1
Date & Time: 18 August, 2001, 00.15
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>. 
Location of site: Annen, The Netherlands - 53N, 6E
Site classification: Village backyard
Sky darkness: 4.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Bino: Leica 10x42 Trinovid, semi-handheld
Magnification: 10x
 
OSS 1 was a bit tough because it's somewhat faint. It's location is easy to find, Gamma Cep acts as a fine beacon. I had to hold the bino very steady, then the double was seen and split. It shows a yellowish color. This was confimed with the C11 where two bright yellow stars  were shown.
   
Rating: 4