Berkeley 14


Dan Crowson
 

Berkeley 14 is a trumpler (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trumpler_classification) class III 3 m open cluster approximately 3,588 light-years away in Auriga.

 

The bright star Almaaz (HIP 23416 and others) is less than a degree away at the top left.

 

Luminance – 24x300s – binned 1x1 – 120 minutes

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

 

182 minutes total exposure – 3 hours 2 minutes

 

Imaged October 29th and 30th and November 5th, 2021 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/52171992432/sizes/l/


Dan

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Gregg Ruppel
 

You’re killing it with the Berkeley catalog! Thanks for sharing.

Gregg

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On Jun 25, 2022, at 6:14 PM, Dan Crowson <dcrowson@...> wrote:



Berkeley 14 is a trumpler (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trumpler_classification) class III 3 m open cluster approximately 3,588 light-years away in Auriga.

 

The bright star Almaaz (HIP 23416 and others) is less than a degree away at the top left.

 

Luminance – 24x300s – binned 1x1 – 120 minutes

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

 

182 minutes total exposure – 3 hours 2 minutes

 

Imaged October 29th and 30th and November 5th, 2021 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/52171992432/sizes/l/


Dan

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

 


Bernard Miller
 

Dan,

 

Some really nice clusters recently.

 

Bernard

 

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io <DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io> On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2022 6:14 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] Berkeley 14

 

Berkeley 14 is a trumpler (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trumpler_classification) class III 3 m open cluster approximately 3,588 light-years away in Auriga.

 

The bright star Almaaz (HIP 23416 and others) is less than a degree away at the top left.

 

Luminance – 24x300s – binned 1x1 – 120 minutes

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

 

182 minutes total exposure – 3 hours 2 minutes

 

Imaged October 29th and 30th and November 5th, 2021 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/52171992432/sizes/l/


Dan

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

 




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