Berkeley 79

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Object data of Berkeley79

Object type: open cluster (II1r)
Size: 10'
Magnitude: brightest member = 15 mag
Constellation: Aql
Distance: 7,500 Ly

Berkeley79 is an open star cluster in a star rich region of the milky way. Faint stars including the stars of Be79 show a reddish colour. This is a result of interstellar dust. The E(B-V) value for Berkeley79 is 1.19 mag.

Exposure data

Date: 2009-07-14 + 15
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1120mm)
Camera: ST4000XCM (one shot colour)
Binning: 1x1
Exposure time: 19x12min
Exposure time total: 3h 48m