Berkeley 51
DSS image of Berkeley 51
Digitized Sky Survey image of Berkeley 51, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of Berkeley 51
Overlaid DSS image of Berkeley 51, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right
OCL 146, Lund 932, C 2010+342, Berkeley 51

Type  Open Cluster
Size  4'
RA (2000)  20h 11'
Dec (2000)  34° 21' N
Constellation  Cygnus

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
May 28, 2006    Gila, NM (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Difficult to locate, matched the star field to the chart and found a small 5' hazy patch with averted vision, one central star is visible directly, faint, small, unresolved
Other Data Sources for Berkeley 51
Nearby objects for Berkeley 51
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.