Collinder 111 (Lund 245) Open Cluster* in Monoceros

Located at: RA 06 hours 38 minutes 42 seconds, Dec+ 06 degrees 55 minutes 00 seconds

Size: 3.2 Magnitude: 7.0 Class: -- *

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, 200 minutes  (20 x 10 minute subs) 02/8/2010; seeing 2.2-2.7 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 1.6.1, Photoshop 7.0

Location:

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

Notes: * Not much to see ... Comments from "Star Clusters", by Brent Archinal and Steven Hynes, "DSFG: Probably not a cluster. Skiff: Not obvious in 0.3 degree field. Archinal: Id? DSS shows 2 bright stars, scattering of fainter stars." See the CDS list of objects within 10 arc minutes of these coordinates