King 1 (Lund 11) Open Cluster in Cassiopeia

Located at: RA 00 hours 21 minutes 52 seconds, Dec +64 degrees 23 minutes 00 seconds

Size: 7.0' (9.0') Magnitude: 19.3 [sic] Class: II 2 r

North is up

West to the right


14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector


 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -10c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56


Lumicon Red filter, 490 minutes (49 x 10 minute subs), 10/2/4/2014; seeing 2.5-4.5 FWHM per CCDStack


CCDStack 2.82.5367.23632, Photoshop CS5.1


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


Keeping away from the moon, and continuing to image during our clear, hot, and windy weather. Seeing not too good, though. See the 8" version.

 According to "Star Clusters", by Brent Archinal and Steven Hynes, the size of this open cluster is 9.0 arc minutes.