NGC 7510

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NGC 7510
Observation data (J2000.0 epoch)
Right ascension23h 11.1m[1]
Declination+60° 34′[1]
Distance11.4 kly (3.48 kpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)7.9[1]
Apparent dimensions (V)7.0′[1]
Physical characteristics
Estimated age107[3]
See also: Open cluster, List of open clusters
Map showing location of NGC 7510 (Roberto Mura)

NGC 7510 is an open cluster of stars located around 11,400[2] light years away in the constellation Cepheus, near the border with Cassiopeia.[3] At this distance, the light from the cluster has undergone extinction from interstellar gas and dust equal to E(B – V) = 0.90 ± 0.02 magnitude in the UBV photometric system.[2] Its brightest member is a giant star with a stellar classification of B1.5 III. This cluster forms part of the Perseus Spiral Arm.[4] It has a Trumpler class rating of II 2 m[2] and is around 10 million years old.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 James O'Meara, Stephen (2007), Steve O'Meara's Herschel 400 Observing Guide, Cambridge University Press, p. 278, ISBN 0521858933,
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Paunzen, E. et al. (November 2005), "CCD photometric search for peculiar stars in open clusters. VI. NGC 1502, NGC 3105, Stock 16, NGC 6268, NGC 7235 and NGC 7510", Astronomy and Astrophysics 443 (1): 157–162, arXiv:astro-ph/0508151, Bibcode 2005A&A...443..157P, doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20053287.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Barbon, R.; Hassan, S. M. (February 1996), "A new study of the young open cluster NGC 7510", Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement 115: 325–332, Bibcode 1996A&AS..115..325B.
  4. Crossen, Craig; Rhemann, Gerald (2004), Sky Vistas: Astronomy for Binoculars and Richest-Field Telescopes, Springer, p. 78, ISBN 3211008519,

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