Object Name: Kemble’s Cascade
Object Type: Asterism
Location: Barcelona (Spain)
Date: 2010-10-15; 22h 18m U.T.
Media: White paper, HB2 graphite pencil, and scanned with Photoshop
Binoculars: Celestron Skymaster 15×70 with tripod.
Seeing: 3/5 (5= The best)
Transparency: Clear. Moderate light pollution. Moon 60% iluminated
Position: R.A.: 03h 57.4m / Dec: +63º 04′
This asterism in Camelopardalis was discovered by Fray Lucian J. Kemble in 1980. In his own words: “A beautiful cascade of faint stars tumbling from the Northeast down to the open cluster NGC1502. Great asterism for binoculars with the aid of a dark sky”.
2 thoughts on “Kemble’s Cascade in Camelopardalis”
Your fine sketch shows that cascade beautifully.
This fine asterism is a treat to the eye. You cpature it well.