Berkeley 49  -  wide field

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Image with 12" Newtonian (f=1120mm)

Object data of Berkeley49

Object type: Open star cluster (II 3 p)
Size: 4'
Magnitude: 8.7 mag
Constellation: Cyg
Distance: 8,500 Ly
Notes: Berkeley 49 is an open star cluster located approximately 8,500 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus. This cluster is obscured by the dust of the Milky Way which leads to be being strongly reddened: E(B-V) = 0.61mag.

To the north of Berkeley 49 the dark nebula Barnard 144 and the emission nebula Sh 2-101 are visible.

Exposure data

Date: 2019-08-27
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: Baader APO 95/560 CaF2 Travel Companion
Camera: Canon EOS6D (ISO400)
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: 32x6min
Exposure time total: 3h12min