Starry Vistas by Don J. McCrady
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Gamma Cassiopeia Nebula

IC 59 and IC 63

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This is an extremely faint region of nebulosity around the bright star Gamma Cassiopiea. The two designations IC 59 and IC 63 are both part of the same structure.

The diffraction spiikes were added digitally using Noel Carboni's Astronomy Tools.

Takahashi Sky 90 at f/4.5
SBIG STL-4020M (self-guided)
Takahashi EM-200
Hutech LPS Filter
Ha: 3:00 hours (15 minute subexposures)
RGB: 40 minutes each channel (5 minute subexposures)
Processed in Maxim/DL and Photoshop
Noel Carboni's Astronomy Tools Actions


H-Alpha

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