Object: Open cluster NGC 1342 Constell: PER RA: 03h 31.6m Decl: +37° 20' Epoch: 2000 Mag: 6.7m Size: 14' Type: III 3 p Observer: Jere Kahanpää Obs. place: Jyväskylä, Finland Date/Time: 5./6.10.1992, 23.15 Telescope: R 150/2063 Magn: 52x Filter: Field: 60' NE Lim.mag: 5.2m Background sky: 4 Seeing: 2-3 Weather: Brightness: 2 Alt: Description: A poor cluster of bright stars. Includes several mag. 8-9 stars making it an easy target in the 60-mm finderscope. I saw a mammoth in the shape of the cluster as soon as it came into view. The curving arc of stars on the SW side is it's ivory teeth, the southern bright star it's eye and the N-W stars form the massive neck.