Image Centered near Star SAO 35361
Constellation Cassiopeia, RA 23h 26m Dec +60 00

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Wide field image of the area near the star SAO 35361 (Orange near center)

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Full resolution crop of the left side of the image showing the Supernova remnant Cassiopeia A

About this object

An interesting wide field image of the area in Cassiopeia near RA 23:26 DEC 60.00 showing several objects and a supernova remnant. On the extreme right side of the image near center is the star cluster M52. Just below it and to the left is the red emission nebula called the "Bubble Nebula" More red nebulosity and several Sharpless objects are near the bottom. Way over on the extreme left is the Supernova Remnant Cassiopeia A, one of the strongest radio sources in the sky. Class A exploded over 300 yrs ago and is the youngest supernova remnant we know of.

Image Details

  • Optics : Stellarvue SV130 prototype Triplet Refractor
  • Mount: Mountain Instruments MI-250
  • Camera: SBIG STL 11K
  • Filters: Custom Scientific LRGB filter set
  • Exposure(min): LRGB 100:140:100:130
  • Camera/Mount Control: Maxim DL 5.23, CCD Commander
  • Processing: PixInsight 1.8
  • Location: Chiefland Star Party, Chiefland, FL
  • Date: Nov 14
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