NGC7142
DSS image of NGC7142
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC7142, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC7142
Overlaid DSS image of NGC7142, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  9.3
Size  4'
RA (2000)  21h 45' 9.6"
Dec (2000)  65° 46' 28" N
Constellation  Cepheus
Description  Cl, cL, cRi, pC, *11..14

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
27 Dec 2002 Sentinel, AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

A haze of stars with three bright stars along one side, rich condensed and not very bright, very nice nebula/cluster NGC7129/NGC7133 in the same field
Other Data Sources for NGC7142
Nearby objects for NGC7142
7 objects found within 120'
IC5132 IC5133 IC5134
NGC7129 NGC7133
NGC7139
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.