Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1795  ·  IC 1805  ·  IC 1831  ·  IC 1848  ·  NGC 1027  ·  NGC 896
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The Heart and Soul of Cassiopeia, 



    
        

            Doug Griffith
The Heart and Soul of Cassiopeia
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The Heart and Soul of Cassiopeia

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The Heart and Soul of Cassiopeia, 



    
        

            Doug Griffith
The Heart and Soul of Cassiopeia
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The Heart and Soul of Cassiopeia

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics RedCat 51

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5300 Full Spectrum Modified

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: StarField 60mm Guidescope 215mm FL

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro GPCAM2 290 Mono

Software: PixInsight 1.8.5  ·  Adobe Phosotshop CC 2018

Accessory: Celestron Red Dot Finder


Dates:Sept. 17, 2020

Frames: 45x240" (3h)

Integration: 3h

Avg. Moon age: 0.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.00%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3862100

RA center: 2h 43' 24"

DEC center: +61° 10' 40"

Pixel scale: 9.370 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 320.551 degrees

Field radius: 3.194 degrees


Resolution: 2048x1353

Locations: Solar Site, Beckwith Township, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

I had never seen the dark nebula flowing between the Heart and Soul Nebulae in previous attempts to image this Cassiopeia pair.

I am pleased at how well it shows up in this image.

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