Berkeley 17

Dan Crowson

Berkeley 17 is a trumpler ( class III 1 r open cluster located approximately 8,800 light-years away in Auriga. Be 17 could be the oldest open cluster. More information can be found here -


Luminance – 24x300s – binned 1x1 – 120 minutes

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


182 minutes total exposure – 3 hours 2 minutes


Imaged October 23rd and November 22nd, 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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