Berkeley 53

Dan Crowson

Berkeley 53 is a trumpler ( class III 2 m open cluster located approximately 10,100 light-years away in Cygnus. More information can be found in a paper here -


Luminance – 12x300s – binned 1x1 – 60 minutes

RGB – 8x180s – 24 minutes each – binned 2x2


132 minutes total exposure – 2 hours 12 minutes


Imaged September 3rd and 4th, 2019 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.





Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO     


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