Location of photoBeaver Meadow Observatory, Java NY
Date/Time of photo10/24/2008 10pm
EquipmentCelestron CG-5 mount, guided with PHD
Imaging-Modified CanonXT thru 8" f7.5 reflector with .63 focal reducer.
Guiding-Meade DSI Pro thru an Orion ST80.
DescriptionThis is an image of the central part of Cassiopeia, the peak of the "W". IC63 and IC59 are both very faint objects and difficult to image. This was a stack of twelve images, each eight minutes in duration at 800iso.