Berkeley 65 (Lund 89) Open Cluster in Cassiopeia

Located at: RA 02 hours 39 minutes 06 seconds, Dec +60 degrees 24 minutes 00 seconds

Size: 5.0' Magnitude: 10.2 Class: II 3 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, 300 minutes (30 x 10 minute subs), 10/21/23/2008; seeing 2.3-3.3 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 1.3.7, Photoshop 7.0

Location:

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

Notes: The faint nebulosity in the field is associated with IC 1805. Berkeley 65 is located close to IC 1805, and between IC 1848 and IC 1805. See this film based image of the two nebulae by Philip Perkins