King 17 (Lund 153, Cr 59*) Open Cluster in Auriga

Located at: RA 05 hours 08 minutes 24 seconds, Dec +39 degrees 05 minutes 00 seconds

Size:  1.5'* (5.0') Magnitude: -- Class: II 2 m

North is up

West to the right


 8" f5 Newtonian reflector


 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -15c & -20c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56


Lumicon Red filter, 640 minutes (640 x 10 minute subs), 01/12/13/14/2011; seeing 2.7-3.9 FWHM per CCDStack


CCDStack 2.17.3996.27523, Photoshop 7.0


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

Notes:* Questionable information is from Megastar v5.0.12 (size) ... Using information from "Star Clusters", by Brent Archinal and Steven Hynes, as this information seem more reliable (especially the size of 5.0 arc minutes)