Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 1513Other name: OCL 398
RA: 4h 9.9m DEC: +49° 31'
Constellation: PER
Type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 8.4
Size: 9.0'
Number of stars: 50
Brightest star: 11.2
Classification: II 1 m
Description: Cl,L,vRi,pC,st vL
Notes: H VII 60
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date: 13/14.12.2003 20:00
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 107xFilter: -
Field: 28'Seeing: 3
Background sky: 4NE lim mag: 5
Visuality: IHeight: 56°
Weather: -8°C, full moon has just risen
Description: Pretty bright and large open cluster which is somewhat compressed. About 30 stars. There is an eye-catching star-ring in the middle.
Updated: 13.12.2003 22:13