Berkeley 1 (Lund 8) Open Cluster in Cassiopeia

Located at: RA 00 hours 09 minutes 41 seconds, Dec +60 degrees 28 minutes 42 seconds

Size: 5.0' Magnitude: -- Class: III 1 p

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 8" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

  ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -15c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 580 minutes  (58 x 10 minute subs), 09/25/26/2009; seeing 2.4-3.2 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 1.6.0.4, Photoshop 7.0

Location:

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes: This first Berkeley Open Cluster is barley recognizable in this dense star field ... Comments from "Star Clusters", by Brent Archinal and Steven Hynes. Skiff: Sparse. Aliases: Lund 8; OCL-284; C0007-+601