Berkeley 54

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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 + 2016-12-04
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1120mm)
Camera: QSI 660wsg-8 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: L 27x8min / R 12x8min / G 12x8min / B 12x8min
Exposure time total: 8h 24min
Notes: High clouds