NGC 7429 (Lund 1027, OCL-249) Open Cluster in Cepheus

Located at: RA 22 hours 55 minutes 54 seconds, Dec +59 degrees 59 minutes 00 seconds

Size: 15' Magnitude: -- Class: IV 2 p

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

8" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -20c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 340 minutes (34 x 10 minute subs), 09/19/20/2010; 2.4-3.6 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.11.3874.21660, Photoshop 7.0

Location:

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

Notes: From the NGC / IC Project:

Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for NGC 7429

NGC 7429 = OCL-249 = Lund 1027
22 56 00 +59 58.4
Size 14

17.5": scattered group of 18 stars in a 6'x2' group elongated NNW-SSE.  Includes 
8 mag 9.5-12 stars and the rest are mag 13-15.  There are no rich spots and most 
stars are scattered around the elongated irregular outline.  The brightest two 
mag 9.5 stars are located near the center (SAO 34961) and at the SE end (SAO 
34971).  Located about 8' W of a mag 7.3 SAO 34988.  Appears to be an asterism 
although listed in Lynga 5.

- by Steve Gottlieb