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Contains:  IC 63, gamma Cas nebula, IC 59, The star Navi (γCas)
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IC63 The ghost of Cassiopeia, 


            Ken Yasue
IC63 The ghost of Cassiopeia

IC63 The ghost of Cassiopeia

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Skywatcher 150/750 f5 PDS Newton

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI294MC PRO

Mount:SkyWatcher HEQ5 goto synscan

Guiding telescope or lens:SkyWatcher finderscope 50mm

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI120MM Mini


Filter:IDAS LPS D2

Resolution: 3850x2680

Dates:Oct. 26, 2019

Frames: 70x300"

Integration: 5.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.99% job: 3027395

RA center: 1h 0' 57"

DEC center: +60° 55' 48"

Pixel scale: 1.278 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 171.695 degrees

Field radius: 0.832

Locations: Jarusje Livada, Samobor, Zagreb, Croatia

Data source: Backyard


Taken from backyard from light pollution area ( Bortle 6 ) using IDAS D2 filter.
If I prepared better for dew I would have more than 10 hours of explosure but I'm happy with the result.

I like the contrast blue and red of this nebula.



Ken Yasue
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • IC63 The ghost of Cassiopeia, 


            Ken Yasue
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    IC63 The ghost of Cassiopeia, 


            Ken Yasue

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IC63 The ghost of Cassiopeia, 


            Ken Yasue