Observing Report 10th-11th December 2012 (Part 1 – Kemble’s Cascade)

Posted by @ 3:53 pm on Tuesday 11th December, 2012.

Here you go - Kemble's Cascade - a fine asterism and one of the objects on the Moore Winter Marathon list.

To me it always looks like a waterfall of colourful stars spilling from the NGC1502 cluster:

Kemble's Cascade, an asterism in the constellation Camelopardalis.
2 stitched images. Subs: 12 & 8 light @ 150s, darks and bias frames, ISO800.
1000D on the C80ED-R refractor, guided with PHD.
You'll need to click it to see it in any great detail.

You won't need a telescope - you should be able to see the Cascade well enough through binoculars, and it's a fair size - you could fit five of our Moons into the above pic.

It's easy to find too, so long as you can locate the Big W:

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