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Kemble's Cascade,
(Kemble 1), located in the constellation Camelopardalis, is an asterism — a pattern created by unrelated stars. It is an apparent straight line of more than 20 colourful 5th to 10th magnitude stars over a distance of approximately five moon diameters, and the open cluster NGC 1502 can be found at one end.

It was named by Walter Scott Houston in honour of Father Lucian Kemble (1922–1999)
Father Lucian Kemble was also associated with two other asterisms, Kemble 2 (an asterism in the constellation of Draco that resembles a small version of Cassiopeia) and Kemble's Kite (an asterism that resembles a kite with a tail which is also in the constellation of Camelopardalis). In addition, an asteroid, 78431 Kemble, was named in his honour.(Wikipedia)

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Very nice! I was going to have a look at it last night, but ran out of time. Maybe tonight if the weather holds.
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Nice image Marios. A good object for medium to large size binos I might add.
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This is another wonderful image and a very nice target to capture!

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Nice sketch!
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My favorite asterism :)
A great sketch, thank you for sharing it.
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Nicely done sketch! I believe I've seen this before; if it clears up tonight I'm going to go check :D

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Thank you all for the nice comments and likes!

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Great sketch, Marios!
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This is a beautiful target. Thanks for sharing this
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rocdoc wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:36 pm
This is a beautiful target. Thanks for sharing this
Thank you!

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Nice sketch Marios.
Thank you for sharing/
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Kemble 1 is indeed a beautiful asterism Marios. I liken it to a waterfall of stars that seem to pool into NGC 1502 at its base. It is bright and distinctive in small apertures and binoculars. Nice sketch, and you captured its essence quite nicely. :)
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Peter802 wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:53 pm
Nice sketch Marios.
Thank you for sharing/
Thank you!
kt4hx wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:01 pm
Kemble 1 is indeed a beautiful asterism Marios. I liken it to a waterfall of stars that seem to pool into NGC 1502 at its base. It is bright and distinctive in small apertures and binoculars. Nice sketch, and you captured its essence quite nicely. :)
Thank you!
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