Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  NGC 654  ·  NGC 663
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Gems and dust - a Cassiopean landscape, 



    
        

            Davide Manca
Gems and dust - a Cassiopean landscape
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Gems and dust - a Cassiopean landscape

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare Veloce RH200

Imaging cameras: QSI 683WSG

Mounts: HEQ5

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare Veloce RH200

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: PixInsight  ·  Maxim DL

Filters: Astrodon True balance R  ·  Astrodon True balance B  ·  Astrodon True balance G  ·  Astrodon True balance L

Accessory: Finger Lake Instruments Atlas Focuser


Dates:Dec. 12, 2015

Frames:
Astrodon True balance B: 9x300" bin 2x2
Astrodon True balance G: 9x300" bin 2x2
Astrodon True balance L: 20x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon True balance R: 9x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 5.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.20%


Astrometry.net job: 881560

RA center: 1h 44' 20"

DEC center: +61° 35' 24"

Pixel scale: 1.856 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.956 degrees

Field radius: 1.047 degrees


Resolution: 620x463

Locations: Merlino, Canossa, RE, Italy

Description

Two open clusters, a reflection nebula and a dark nebula in this beautiful area of the sky

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Gems and dust - a Cassiopean landscape, 



    
        

            Davide Manca