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Contains:  M 103, NGC 581, NGC 381, IC 63, gamma Cas nebula, IC 59, NGC 225, The star Ruchbah (δCas), The star υ2Cas, The star Navi (γCas), The star υ1Cas, Part of the constellation Cassiopeia (Cas)
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IC 59 & IC 63: The Ghost of Cassiopeia Widefield, 





    
        

            ThomasR
IC 59 & IC 63: The Ghost of Cassiopeia Widefield

IC 59 & IC 63: The Ghost of Cassiopeia Widefield

Technical card

Resolution: 4902x3265

Dates:July 7, 2018

Frames: 71x60" ISO800

Integration: 1.2 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 23.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 37.78%

Astrometry.net job: 2191408

RA center: 1h 8' 20"

DEC center: +61° 8' 6"

Pixel scale: 4.548 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 18.551 degrees

Field radius: 3.720

Locations: Balkon, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

The second attempt to IC59 & IC63. Passing high clouds reduced the usable data to 70 images. I pushed the nebula in brightness and saturation - maybe a littlebit to much...

I will try it again in autumn/winter, if I can gather much more images at cooler temperatures.

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ThomasR
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IC 59 & IC 63: The Ghost of Cassiopeia Widefield, 





    
        

            ThomasR