Basic object information
Name: NGC 1513
Type of object: Open cluster
Magnitude: 8.4
Size: 9.0'
Number of stars: 50
Magnitude of brightest star: 11.2
Object classification: II 1 m
Description: Cl,L,vRi,pC,st vL
Notes: H VII 60

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 04h 09m 54.0s
Declination: +49 31' 00"

Constellation: Perseus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date/Time: 13/14.12.2003 20.00

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 107x


Field: 28'

NE Lim.mag: 5

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 3

Height: 56
Visuality: I
Weather: -8C, full moon has just risen

Pretty bright and large open cluster which is somewhat compressed. About 30 stars. There is an eye-catching star-ring in the middle.