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


            Robert Eder
The Ghost of Cassiopeia
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The Ghost of Cassiopeia

Technical card

Dates:Sept. 30, 2018

20x120" ISO800
20x30" ISO800
20x60" ISO800
Castell H-Alpha 2": 30x180" ISO3200
Castell O-III 2": 20x180" ISO3200

Integration: 3.7 hours

Darks: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 20.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 70.83%

Basic astrometry details job: 3246095

RA center: 0h 57' 32"

DEC center: +60° 55' 12"

Pixel scale: 2.006 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 148.962 degrees

Field radius: 0.832 degrees

Resolution: 2500x1635

Locations: Sofienalpe, Vienna, Austria

Data source: Traveller


This is the first light with my self modified Canon 600Da.
I was looking for an Object with a lot of Ha. When I tried this one the last time, I could barely see the bright tip of the Ghost, and now, what a difference.
I'm very happy, H-Alpha makes much more fun now 😀



Robert Eder
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • Final
    The Ghost of Cassiopeia, 


            Robert Eder
  • The Ghost of Cassiopeia, 


            Robert Eder


Description: a few pals asked for a version without Ha and OIII, so here it is🙂

Sky plot

Sky plot


The Ghost of Cassiopeia, 


            Robert Eder

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