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



    
        

            Frank Kane
Ghost of Cassiopeia
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Ghost of Cassiopeia

Technical card


Dates:Sept. 24, 2019

Frames: 90x240"

Integration: 6.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.63%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2942744

RA center: 0h 58' 33"

DEC center: +61° 0' 14"

Pixel scale: 1.114 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.508 degrees

Field radius: 0.559 degrees


Resolution: 2289x2790

Locations: My Driveway, Winter Springs, FL, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Formally IC63 and IC59, the "Ghost of Cassiopeia" seems like a very appropriate target as we get closer to Halloween! Imaged in Hydrogen-Alpha. Although this image has 6 hours of exposure time, it doesn't actually look any better than it did with 2 hours. No need to overdo this one.

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Frank Kane
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            Frank Kane
    Original
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    Ghost of Cassiopeia, 



    
        

            Frank Kane
    B

B

Description: Got way pickier on the subs to yield better looking stars.

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Ghost of Cassiopeia, 



    
        

            Frank Kane