Berkeley 62
DSS image of Berkeley 62
Overlaid DSS image of Berkeley 62, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around Berkeley 62

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  9.3
Size  10'
Right Ascension  1h 0'  (2000)
Declination  63° 57' N
Constellation  Cassiopeia
Classification  III 2 p
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Dec 1, 2021    Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 76x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 5 Moon: 0%

A poor clump in a rich galactic starfield, notable and easy to spot as a faint clump, centered on a 1' triangle of 11th magnitude stars, not a convincing cluster

Andrew Cooper
Jan 13, 2018    Kaʻohe, Mauna Kea, HI (map)
28cm f/10 SCT, NexStar 11" GyPSy @ 127x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

Visually a poor object, about half a dozen 10th magnitude stars on a 5' area
Other Data Sources for Berkeley 62
Nearby objects for Berkeley 62
3 objects found within 120'
Czernik3 NGC 358 NGC 366

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Berkeley 62