Berkeley 54  -  Wide field

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Object identification (4.0MB)

Image with 12" Newtonian (f=1120mm)

Object data of Berkeley54

Object type: Open star cluster
Size: 5'
Magnitude: Brightest star 17mag
Constellation: Cyg
Distance: 7,500 Ly
Notes: Berkeley 54 is an open star cluster in the constellation Cygnus, about 7,500 light years distant. This open cluster is strongly reddened by interstellar dust: E(B-V) = 0.77mag.

Exposure data

Date: 2016-10-31 + 2016-11-03
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106ED (4" Apo f=530mm)
Camera: EOS6D (ISO400)
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: 51x6min
Exposure time total: 5h 06min
Notes: High clouds