DSS image of NGC2129
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC2129, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC2129
Overlaid DSS image of NGC2129, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right
CCCS 433

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  6.7
Size  7'
RA (2000)  6h 1' 6.6"
Dec (2000)  23° 19' 20" N
Constellation  Gemini
Description  Cl, pL, 40 or 50* 8...15

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
30 Dec 2015 Waikoloa, HI (map)
28cm f/10 SCT, NexStar 11" Gypsy @ 233x

A pretty cluster of stars surrounding a notably brighter star, perhaps 20 members visible, 5' in diamter, a very distinct cluster in a rich starfield

Andrew Cooper
20 Mar 2004 Farnsworth Ranch, Pima Co., AZ (map)
28cm f/10 SCT Nexstar 11

Beautiful little cluster, compact, rich, two dozen stars in a 5' area, two brighter stars surrounded by the group
Other Data Sources for NGC2129
Nearby objects for NGC2129
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.