Berkeley 8


Dan Crowson
 

Berkeley 8 is a trumpler (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trumpler_classification) class II 3 p open cluster approximately 10,274 light-years away in Cassiopeia.

 

Luminance – 24x300s – binned 1x1 – 120 minutes

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

 

182 minutes total exposure – 3 hours 2 minutes

 

Imaged October 28th, 29th and November 1st, 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/52171525837/sizes/l/


Dan

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

 


Bernard Miller
 

Nice color and nice handling of the bright star.

 

Bernard

 

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io <DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io> On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2022 1:34 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] Berkeley 8

 

Berkeley 8 is a trumpler (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trumpler_classification) class II 3 p open cluster approximately 10,274 light-years away in Cassiopeia.

 

Luminance – 24x300s – binned 1x1 – 120 minutes

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

 

182 minutes total exposure – 3 hours 2 minutes

 

Imaged October 28th, 29th and November 1st, 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/52171525837/sizes/l/


Dan

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

 




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