Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 59  ·  IC 63  ·  NGC 103  ·  NGC 129  ·  NGC 189  ·  NGC 225  ·  The star 12Cas  ·  The star Navi (γCas)  ·  The star υ2Cas  ·  gamma Cas nebula
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IC 59 & 63 - Sh2-173 ('The Phantom of the Opera') - HaRGB, 



    
        

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IC 59 & 63 - Sh2-173 ('The Phantom of the Opera') - HaRGB
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IC 59 & 63 - Sh2-173 ('The Phantom of the Opera') - HaRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Olympus Zuiko 180mm f/2,8

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60Da

Mounts: AstroTrac TT 320

Software: PixInsight  ·  Noel Carboni's AstroFlat Pro  ·  DeepSkyStacker 3.3.4  ·  Noel Carboni's StarSpikes Pro 4  ·  Noel Carboni's Actions  ·  Elements Photoshop

Filters: Astronomik EOS Clip CLS  ·  Astronomik H-alpha 12nm CCD Clip-Filter EOS


Dates:Sept. 22, 2017Sept. 6, 2018

Frames:
Astronomik EOS Clip CLS: 300x40" (3h 20') ISO1600
Astronomik H-alpha 12nm CCD Clip-Filter EOS: 300x40" (3h 20') ISO1600

Integration: 6h 40'

Darks: 10

Flats: 30

Flat darks: 10

Avg. Moon age: 14.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.20%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 9.00

Temperature: 15.90


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2306827

RA center: 0h 38' 52"

DEC center: +60° 56' 49"

Pixel scale: 6.575 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 354.062 degrees

Field radius: 3.580 degrees


Resolution: 3498x1770

Locations: Home, Mestre, Venezia, Italy

Data source: Backyard

Description

HaR-RGB

Darkness: Bortle's class 9 (!!!)

cropping-resampling from original picture of 5202x3465 resolution

300x40s ISO 1600 (set to f/2, (2017-09-22, 2018-09-06)

10 dark

30 flat

10 dark flat

no bias

(unguided)

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IC 59 & 63 - Sh2-173 ('The Phantom of the Opera') - HaRGB, 



    
        

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