Berkeley 53

Dan Crowson
 

Berkeley 53 is a trumpler (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trumpler_classification) class III 2 m open cluster located approximately 10,100 light-years away in Cygnus. More information can be found in a paper here - https://arxiv.org/abs/0908.2950.

 

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.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/48684044968/sizes/l

 

Dan

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Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com

 

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