King 2 (Lund 32, OCL-311) Open Cluster in Cassiopeia

Located at: RA 00 hours 50 minutes 57 seconds, Dec +58 degrees 11 minutes 30 seconds

Size: 5.0' (4.0') Magnitude: 19.8 (--) Class: II 2 m

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, 290 minutes (29 x 10 minute subs), 10/11/2015; seeing 2.5-3.7 per CCDStack


CCDStack 2.90.5589.16047, Photoshop CS5.1


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

Notes: I once again am imaging around the weather ... Shot this in one night, as the next few days are predicted to be cloudy.

According to "Star Clusters", by Brent Archinal and Steven Hynes, the size of King 2 is 4.0 arc minutes. No magnitude given for King 2.