IC 59

Posted by dcrowson
on Friday, September 9, 2022
IC 59 (LBN 620, part of Sharpless 185 with IC 63 and others) is a nebula above the bright star Gamma Cassiopeiae (also designated as vdB 5) just below the field.

Ha – 24x1800s – 720 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

840 minutes total exposure – 14 hours

Imaged over five nights in November 14th, 28th and 29th, 2021 at Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

HaRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/52346070836/sizes/l/

A wider view including IC 63 taken with my refractor can be found here - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/38585915984.
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