NGC 1513 (Lund 125, Cr 46) Open Cluster in Perseus

Located at: RA 04 hours 09 minutes 55 seconds; Dec +49 degrees 31 minutes 00 seconds

Size: 9.0' (12') Magnitude: 8.4 Class: II 1 m

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 8" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -25c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Red (Hoya 25A) filter, 150 minutes (15 x 10 minute subs), 11/28/2006

Processing:

CCDStack 1.1, Photoshop 7.0

Location:

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes: According to "Star Clusters", by Brent Archinal and Steven Hynes, the size of this open cluster is 12 arc minutes.

From the NGC / IC Project:

Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for NGC 1513

NGC 1513 = Cr 46 = OCL-398 = Lund 125
04 09 55 +49 31.0
V = 8.4;  Size 9

13.1": about 60 stars mag 11 and fainter over unresolved background glow.  
Located 50' SE of Lambda Persei (V = 4.3).

- by Steve Gottlieb