Berkeley 69 (Lund 172) Open Cluster in Auriga

Located at: RA 05 hours 24 minutes 21 seconds, Dec +32 degrees 36 minutes 24 seconds

Size: 5.0' (3.0') Magnitude: -- Class: II 2 m

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 8" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -20c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 690 minutes (690 x 10 minute subs), 01/19/20/21/2011; seeing 2.9-5.9 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.17.3996.27523, Photoshop 7.0

Location:

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

Notes: According to "Star Clusters", by Brent Archinal and Steven Hynes, the size of this open cluster is 3.0 arc minutes