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Contains:  IC 59, IC 63, The star Navi (γCas), gamma Cas nebula
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IC63 - The Ghost of Cassiopeia, 


            Dominik Ehrhardt

IC63 - The Ghost of Cassiopeia

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Teleskop-Service TS APO 100 Q

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI 1600 MM Cooled Pro

Mount:iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion 60mm Guide Scope

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI 290 MM MINI

Focal reducers:

Software:Adobe Lightroom CC Lightroom CCSequence Generator ProPixInsightAdobe Photoshop CC Photoshop CC (Cloud



Resolution: 1800x1338

Dates:Jan. 23, 2020

ZWO Hɑ 7nm: 110x180"
ZWO blue: 30x120"
ZWO green: 30x120"
ZWO red: 30x120"

Integration: 8.5 hours

Darks: 0

Flats: 0

Flat darks: 0

Bias: 0

Avg. Moon age: 28.20 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.00%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: None

Mean SQM: None

Mean FWHM: None

Temperature: None

Basic astrometry details job: 3242221

RA center: 0h 58' 50"

DEC center: +60° 54' 0"

Pixel scale: 3.045 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 183.653 degrees

Field radius: 0.949 degrees

Locations: Home Backyard, Eurajoki, Satakunta, Finland

Data source: Backyard


IC63 - The Ghost of Cassiopeia in HaRGB
In terms of postprocessing that is the hardest image I did so far. But I am quite happy with the final image. Hope you like it.



Dominik Ehrhardt
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • IC63 - The Ghost of Cassiopeia, 


            Dominik Ehrhardt
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    IC63 - The Ghost of Cassiopeia, 


            Dominik Ehrhardt

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IC63 - The Ghost of Cassiopeia, 


            Dominik Ehrhardt