Basic object information

Object name: Berk 6
Object type: Open cluster
Size: 5.0'
Magnitude of brightest star: 14.0
Object classification: II 2p :b

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 01h 51m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +61 05' 00"

Constellation: Cassiopeia

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 26/27.9.2005 0:27

Telescope: Newton 406/1830 mm

Magn: 292x


Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 5.5

Background sky: 5

Seeing: 5

Height: 71
Visuality: III
Weather: +9C, 35% Moon in east, moist and generally pathetic

The heart of this group is very tight, fuzzy with low powers. Only seven 14-16 mag stars resolved at 292x. Marked 5' too east in SkyMap Pro 10.