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The Milky Way around the constellation Cassiopeia

About this object

This image is of the area around the constellation Cassiopeia, a prominent constellation high in the fall and early winter sky. Clouds of dust, bright emission nebula and star clusters are plentiful in this part of the Milky Way. Click here for a larger image labeling some of the objects within this part of the Milky Way.
Image Details

  • Optics : Canon 350D with Canon 35mm lens @f4
  • Mount: Astrotrac portable pier system
  • Camera: Modified Canon 350D
  • Filters:
  • Exposure: (20) 4min exposures
  • Camera/Mount Control: Nebulosity for camera control
  • Location: Stellarvue Dark Sky Party, Likely CA
  • Date: July 2011
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