Cluster in Cassiopeia

Object Name: M 52 (NGC 7654)
Location: RA 23h 24′ Dec +61ΒΊ 35′
Type: Open Cluster.
Constellation: Cassiopeia.
Observing Location: Bonilla. Cuenca. SPAIN
Date: October 2, 2010
Time: 23h T.U
Media: graphite pencil on white paper. Image processed with Gimp 2: inverted
and level adjustments.
Telescope: Celestron S/C 8″ Mount Cgt5
Ocular: Hyperion-Aspheric 31 mm, 65X

Spanish-English translation using Google Language Tools:
M 52 is a rich field of stars to be located in the Milky Way. I used the 31
mm eyepiece to capture the beautiful surrounding environment.

More information about the drawing

Mariano Gibaja

3 thoughts on “Cluster in Cassiopeia”

  1. Mariano,

    What a nice view!
    Fortunately, I can visit this cluster, today evening.

    Marek πŸ™‚

    PS> Scott, you can not have everything… πŸ˜‰

  2. Mariano,

    This is a wonderful sketch of an open cluster that comes to mind whenever I think ‘open cluster’. Nice work,


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