Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 63  ·  The star Navi (γCas)  ·  gamma Cas nebula
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IC63 Ghost Nebula, 



    
        

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IC63 Ghost Nebula
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IC63 Ghost Nebula

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IC63 Ghost Nebula, 



    
        

            christian.hennes
IC63 Ghost Nebula
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IC63 Ghost Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
ASA - Astro Systeme Austria ASA 10'
Imaging Cameras
QSI660wsg-8 (QSI 660wsg-8)
Mounts
10Micron GM1000HPS
Filters
Ha (Astrodon Ha 1.25 5nm) · LRGB (Astrodon RBG True Balance Gen II 36mm)
Accessories
ASA Focuser AAF3 · ASA - Astro System Austria ASA 3" Wynne Reducer Korrektor 0,95x
Software
Maxim DL MaximDL 5 · PixInsight 1.8 PixInsight · Per Frejvall Model Maker · Adobe Photoshop CS2
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
ASA - Astro Systeme Austria ASA 10'
Guiding Cameras
Lodestar

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 14, 2017
Frames:
Astrodon Ha 1.25 5nm: 26x600" (4h 20') -20°C bin 1x1
Astrodon RBG True Balance Gen II 36mm: 44x300" (3h 40') -20°C bin 2x2
Integration:
8h
Darks:
26
Bias:
71
Avg. Moon age:
24.22 days
Avg. Moon phase:
28.62%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1780346

RA center: 00h59m11s.0

DEC center: +60°5616

Pixel scale: 1.051 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 49.812 degrees

Field radius: 0.466 degrees

Resolution: 2593x1860

Locations: Home Sweet Home, Tresserve, Savoie, France

Data source: Backyard

Description

IC63 or Ghost Nebula in Cassiopeia is enlighten by the bright Gamma Cass leading to a very contrasted image. This is my first attempt to Ha + RGB.

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IC63 Ghost Nebula, 



    
        

            christian.hennes