Trumpler 2 (Lund 88, Cr 29) Open Cluster in Perseus

Located at: RA 02 hours 36 minutes 53 seconds, Dec +55 degrees 54 minutes 54 seconds

Size: 20' (17') Magnitude: 5.9 Class: II 2 p

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 8" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

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

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 400 minutes  (40 x 10 minute subs), 11/3/4/2009; seeing 2.8-5.8 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 1.6.0.5, 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 17 arc minutes