Kemble 2 (Alessi J18350+7223) Open Cluster in Draco

Located at: RA 18 hours 35 minutes 00 seconds, Dec +72 degrees 23 minutes 00 seconds

Size: 30' Magnitude: -- Class: Asterism

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 8" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

  ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -20c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 210 minutes  (21 x 10 minute subs) 06/15/16/2010; seeing 1.9-3.4 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.6.3800.24688, Photoshop 7.0

Location:

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes:

From "Star Clusters", by Brent Archinal and Steven Hynes. Comments and Aliases: "Mini-Cassiopeia" asterism. Discovered by L. Kemble in 1994...

Does not look like Cassiopeia to me <g>. Visual impression must be different