Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 59  ·  IC 63  ·  The star γCas  ·  gamma Cas nebula
IC 59 / 63 - Gamma Cassiopea Nebulosity, 



    
        

            Riccardo A. Ballerini
IC 59 / 63 - Gamma Cassiopea Nebulosity
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IC 59 / 63 - Gamma Cassiopea Nebulosity

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDXIII

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST8300M

Mounts: Vixen Sphinx SXD

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8x50 Finder

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Lodestar

Software: PHD guiding  ·  PixInsight  ·  Equinox Image

Filters: Baader Planetarium RGB (36mm)  ·  Baader Planetarium L 36mm

Accessory: SBIG Filter Wheel FW8-8300


Dates:Aug. 29, 2014

Frames:
Baader Planetarium L 36mm: 21x300" -15C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium RGB (36mm): 57x120" bin 2x2

Integration: 3.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.60%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 781575

RA center: 0h 58' 0"

DEC center: +60° 49' 1"

Pixel scale: 2.095 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 11.275 degrees

Field radius: 1.222 degrees


Resolution: 3352x2532

Description

Faint nebulosity close to very bright star Gamma Cassiopea
Not an easy target to capture

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IC 59 / 63 - Gamma Cassiopea Nebulosity, 



    
        

            Riccardo A. Ballerini