NGC7160
DSS image of NGC7160
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC7160, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC7160
Overlaid DSS image of NGC7160, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  6.1
Size  7'
RA (2000)  21h 53' 40.3"
Dec (2000)  62° 36' 12" N
Constellation  Cepheus
Description  Cl, P, vlC

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
28 Sep 2002 Kitt Peak, AZ (map)
25cm f/10 SCT

Bright open cluster, six bright stars making up the core surrounded by a group of dimmer members, busy Milky Way star field
Other Data Sources for NGC7160
Nearby objects for NGC7160
4 objects found within 120'
NGC7139 Cephus OB2 Association
Berkeley 93
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.