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The Border between Cassiopeia and Cepheus

About this object

This image is a wide field view of the border region of Cassiopeia and Cepheus which is an extremely rich area of the Milky Way. Within this area are many emission nebula, star cluster and dust clouds. The famous "Bubble Nebula and the star cluster M52 are left of center. The "Cave Nebula" lies in the upper right corner with many other objects in between. See this annotated image for a list of objects here: Cass_Ceph annotated. Click here for a larger image: Cass_Ceph

Image Details

  • Optics : Canon 70-200mm L lens at 200mm f5.6
  • Mount: Astrotrac portable pier system
  • Camera: Canon 60Da
  • Filters: None
  • Exposure: 18@4min
  • Camera/Mount Control: Interval Timer
  • Processing: PS camera raw/PixInsight
  • Location: Stellarvue Dark Sky Party, Likely, CA
  • Date: Jul 13
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