NGC1502 and Kemble's Cascade
NGC1502 and Kemble's Cascade in Camelopardalis
  • Description: Running from upper right to lower left is a chain, or cascade of stars. These have been named Kemble's Cascade after the late Fr. L. Kemble, who brought this asterism to the attention of Walter Scott Houston of Sky and Telescope magazine. The cascade ends with an open cluster, NGC1502. This cluster is a visual treat, consisting of many pairs of double stars.
  • Film: Kodak Ektachrome E200
  • Scope: 8" f1.5 Schmidt camera
  • Filter: none
  • Exposure: 6 Minutes
  • Location: Cayley, Ab. Canada
  • Date: 24 September, 2000
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