Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  27 gam Cas  ·  28 ups02 Cas  ·  IC 59  ·  IC 63  ·  IC59  ·  IC63  ·  NGC 225  ·  NGC 381  ·  NGC225  ·  NGC358  ·  NGC381  ·  Sh2-185  ·  The star Navi (γCas)  ·  The star υ2Cas  ·  VdB4  ·  gamma Cas nebula
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IC59 and IC63 in Cassiopeia, Ha, 



    
        

            Steven Christensen
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IC59 and IC63 in Cassiopeia, Ha, 



    
        

            Steven Christensen
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Technical card

Dates:Oct. 8, 2018

Frames: 40x180" (2h)

Integration: 2h

Avg. Moon age: 28.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.56%


Astrometry.net job: 2293622

RA center: 0h 57' 58"

DEC center: +61° 5' 9"

Pixel scale: 4.804 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -134.080 degrees

Field radius: 2.347 degrees


Resolution: 2749x2199

Locations: Home, Durham, North Carolina, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Atik 460ex camera with 5nm Astrodon Ha filter. Canon 200mm L lens and f/2.8. Orion Atlas Pro mount with Orion 50mm guide scope and Lodestar X2 guide camera. 40 x 3min exposures = 2 hours. Processed in Pixinsight and Photoshop CC. No darks, bias, or flat. Clouds and humidity were a problem. Shot from my front yard in Durham, NC.

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IC59 and IC63 in Cassiopeia, Ha, 



    
        

            Steven Christensen