Basic object information
Name: Berk 68
Type of object: Open cluster
Magnitude: 9.8
Size: 12.0'
Number of stars: 60
Magnitude of brightest star: 13.7
Object classification: IV 2 p

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 04h 44m 30.0s
Declination: +42 04' 00"

Constellation: Perseus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date/Time: 23/24.12.2003 18:50


Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 107x

Filter:

Field: 28'

NE Lim.mag: 4.5

Background sky: 5

Seeing: 3

Height: 52
Visuality: I

Weather: cold (-25C) and misty

I found the right place easily but it is impossible to say is this a cluster or not. Anyway its very poor or its too faint for these skies. I saw few stars but nothing which alludes to open cluster...but I'm sure that is the right place! Maybe I should try again with better skies.

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