Berkeley 71 (Lund 193) Open Cluster in Auriga

Located at: RA 05 hours 40 minutes 57 seconds, Dec +32 degrees 16 minutes 00 seconds

Size: 5.0' Magnitude: -- Class: II 1 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), 01/25/26/27/2011; seeing 2.4-3.5 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:

This nice open cluster is about 41 minutes SSW from the rather nondescript Dark Nebula B 34