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Contains:  IC 63, gamma Cas nebula, IC 59, The star Navi (γCas)
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IC59 & IC63 in Ha, 


            Kees Scherer
IC59 & IC63 in Ha

IC59 & IC63 in Ha

Technical card

Resolution: 3542x2860

Dates:Nov. 14, 2017

Frames:Baader Ha 6nm: 100x900" (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 25.0 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~150

Avg. Moon age: 25.79 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.02% job: 2007144

RA center: 14.242 degrees

DEC center: 61.091 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.206 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.566 degrees

Field radius: 1.395 degrees

Locations: Knight Observatory,Quinta Castelo Novo, Serra de Tomar, Portugal

Data source: Backyard


The Pixinsight Arcsinh stretch worked great on this image. I used 2 passes, one with 300 and the second with 10 as stretch factor followed by a slight curves adjustment.

Imaged on: 8,11,12 june+ 5,6,9,10,11,12,13,14 november 2017.



Kees Scherer
License: Attribution Creative Commons

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IC59 & IC63 in Ha, 


            Kees Scherer

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