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



    
        

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

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 200mm f/2.8 L USM II @f/3.5

Software: Adobe Lighroom  ·  Photoshop  ·  Pleiades PixInsight

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-D1 EOS CLIP

Accessory: Berlebach Report 312 Astro


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%


Basic astrometry details

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 degrees


Resolution: 4902x3265

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, 



    
        

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