Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  11 Cas)  ·  7 Cas  ·  IC 10  ·  The star 12 Cas  ·  The star Caph (β Cas  ·  The star ρ Cas
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Revision title: β Cas (Caph) and ρ Cas improved

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Caph (Cas) neighborhood

Revision title: β Cas (Caph) and ρ Cas improved

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 27, 2022
Frames:
86×180(4h 18′) (gain: 100.00) f/2 0°C
Integration:
4h 18′
Avg. Moon age:
2.19 days
Avg. Moon phase:
5.31%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 6640008

RA center: 00h10m58s.8

DEC center: +59°4742

Pixel scale: 11.941 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 183.505 degrees

Field radius: 3.527 degrees

Resolution: 1504x1504

File size: 4.9 MB

Data source: Traveller

Description

Caph (Cas) neighborhood

This was actually an accident: After PA with my Astroberry, I checked the GOTO accuracy with two stars. The second one was Caph in Cassiopeia. I had a different target in mind but obviously was too tired to let the mount GOTO it ... I simply forgot it and let a 4 hour caption session begin.

Long after midnight, I had a sneak peek look at some frames and was irritated I couldn't discover anything of what I had in mind when I started. Though not spectacular, I now made the best out if it: Instead of dumping the images into the bin I tried some processing.

Not very pleased with this result but as always, I learned something while working with this data – at least: 'Think twice and double check before starting a lengthy imaging session!'

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Title: a bit sharper

Description: Due to the many small stars, for my taste it looks crisper and with better defined stars after some small radius sharpening.

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Title: β Cas (Caph) and ρ Cas improved

Description: The main starCaph (β Cas) of this image and it's surrounding as well as ρ Cas in the upper left corner looked too bad – now better.

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