Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  Bubble nebula  ·  IC 1470  ·  M 52  ·  NGC 7380  ·  NGC 7538  ·  NGC 7635  ·  NGC 7654  ·  The star 1Cas  ·  The star 2Cas  ·  The star 4Cas
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Cassiopeia to Cephus - The Border, 



    
        

            Paddy Gilliland
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Cassiopeia to Cephus - The Border

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            Paddy Gilliland
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Cassiopeia to Cephus - The Border

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Rokinon 135mm f/2.0 ED UMC Telephoto Rokinon 135mm  ·  Takahashi FSQ 106EDXIII

Imaging cameras: QSI 583  ·  QSI 683WSG-8 OAG QSI 683

Mounts: Paramount MyT

Software: Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon Blue  ·  Astrodon Red  ·  Astrodon Luminance  ·  Ha 5nm  ·  Astrodon Green


Dates:Aug. 31, 2015Sept. 19, 2016Sept. 20, 2016Sept. 27, 2016Sept. 28, 2016Oct. 2, 2016Oct. 19, 2016

Frames:
Astrodon Blue: 22x300" (1h 50') bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 24x300" (2h) bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance: 23x300" (1h 55') bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance: 36x600" (6h) bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 19x300" (1h 35') bin 1x1
Ha 5nm: 55x1800" (27h 30') bin 1x1
Ha 5nm: 22x600" (3h 40') bin 1x1

Integration: 44h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 18.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 52.94%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1291388

RA center: 23h 5' 57"

DEC center: +61° 10' 30"

Pixel scale: 8.617 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 266.679 degrees

Field radius: 4.834 degrees


Resolution: 3202x2462

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Observatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Description

Here we have a wide field look from Cassiopeia across in Cephus.

Far too many objects to list, something for most interests in there though, nebulae include the Bubble, Claw, Wizard and Cave. M52 and NGC 7419 feature as nice open cluster and the largest known protostar NGC 7538S (still my most favorite object from a research perspective).

In fact along with the extended star fields of the Milky Way (which made pulling the local details through quite difficult) and the dark rift area almost to much to look at.

The wide field shot was taken on a DSW's Rokinon 135mm with additional supporting data from the FSQ rig on the Cave (L), Bubble and Claw area (Ha) and Wizard (Ha).

Technically should be rotated 90 degrees counter clockwise but liked it better this way

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Cassiopeia to Cephus - The Border, 



    
        

            Paddy Gilliland