IC63 and 59 - Nebulae around Gamma Cassiopeia


IC63 and 59 - collectively known as Gamma Cas Nebula - note the extended arc of emission gas at right and lower right that this wider field provides.
STL11000 / FSQ
Astronomik 6nm H-Alpha filter
13 x 20 minutes on AP900GTO
Flesherton, Ontario, Canada
Oct 11th, 2008
Ambient temp +11C; camera temp -25C; Bright Moon
Images captured, aligned in CCDSoft v5.0
Aligned and combined in Maxim
Curves and slight sharpening in PS CS2
One pass of Reduce Noise in PS CS2