Berkeley 9 (OCL-388, C 0329+525) and Czernik 16 (Lund 109) Open Clusters in Perseus

Center of field at approximately: RA 03 hours 31 minutes 50 seconds, Dec +52 degrees 37 minutes 55 seconds

Size: 5.0' (4.0') and 9.0' (5.0') Magnitude: -- and -- Class: II 1 p and IV 2 p

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 8" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -25c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 680 minutes (68 x 10 minute subs), 11/29 & 12/2/3/2011; seeing 2.3-4.3 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.53.4349.21251, Photoshop CS5.1

Location:

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

Notes:

Berkeley 9 is to the northeast (upper left), and Czernik 16 is just west (right) of the center. See the 14.5" version.

According to "Star Clusters", by Brent Archinal and Steven Hynes, the size of Berkeley 9 is 4.0 arc minutes, and the size of Czernik 16 is 5.0 arc minutes