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Cassiopeia Constellation
Astrophotography

Updated: 3 December 2021

To honor Cassiopeia Observatory, here are astrophotographs of some DSOs in the constellation of Cassiopeia. Unless otherwise noted, the images were taken with a Nikon D850 DSLR on the Meade 12" LX600 telescope. Click a thumbnail to see a larger version. You can also view the older Cassiopeia astrophotography photo album with images using the 12" LX600 and a D7200 DSLR and the Cassiopeia astrophotography photo album with images using a 8" LX200-ACF and a D7000 DSLR.

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Cassiopeia
constellation
30 August 2018
1 second, ISO 1600
FL 50mm (cropped)
photo
NGC103
Open Cluster
30 August 2018
2 minutes, ISO 3200
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
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NGC129
Open Cluster
30 August 2018
2 minutes, ISO 3200
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer



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NGC136
Open Cluster
30 August 2018
2 minutes, ISO 3200
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
photo
NGC225
Open Cluster
30 August 2018
2 minutes, ISO 3200
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
photo
NGC457
Open Cluster
30 August 2018
2 minutes, ISO 3200
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer



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NGC559
Open Cluster
30 August 2018
2 minutes, ISO 3200
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
photo
M103
Open Cluster
30 August 2018
2 minutes, ISO 3200
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
photo
NGC654
Open Cluster
7 September 2018
2 minutes, ISO 3200
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer



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NGC659
Open Cluster
8 September 2018
2 minutes, ISO 3200
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
photo
NGC663
Open Cluster
7 September 2018
2 minutes, ISO 3200
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
photo
NGC743
Open Cluster
7 September 2018
2 minutes, ISO 3200
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer



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M52
Open Cluster
7 September 2018
2 minutes, ISO 3200
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
photo
NGC7789
Open Cluster
8 September 2018
2 minutes, ISO 3200
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
photo
IC10
Galaxy
9 September 2018
5 minutes, ISO 6400
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer



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NGC147
Galaxy
9 September 2018
5 minutes, ISO 6400
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
photo
NGC185
Galaxy
10 September 2018
5 minutes, ISO 6400
Prime Focus
photo
NGC278
Galaxy
9 September 2018
5 minutes, ISO 6400
Prime Focus



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IC1747
Planetary Nebula
11 September 2018
30 seconds, ISO 2500
Prime Focus
photo
IC1805
Heart Nebula
11 September 2018
5 minutes, ISO 6400
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
photo
IC1848
Soul Nebula
11 September 2018
5 minutes, ISO 6400
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer



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NGC281
Pacman Nebula
11 September 2018
5 minutes, ISO 6400
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer
photo
Cassiopeia rising over
Cassiopeia Observatory
7 September 2018
30 seconds, ISO 3200
FL 24mm
photo
IC63 and IC59
Ghost of Cassiopeia
26 October 2018
5 minutes, ISO 6400
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer



photo
Heart and Soul Nebulae
8 January 2019
f/4.5, 4 minutes, ISO 6400
Focal Length 70mm, SkyTracker Pro
photo
NGC7635
Bubble Nebula
1 October 2020
10 minutes each, ISO 6400
Prime Focus + UHC, HA, OIII filters
photo
NGC7293
Heart and Soul Nebulae
15 October 2020
D7200 DSLR piggyback, f/4.8, 5 minutes each, ISO 6400
FL 135mm + UHC, HA filters



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NGC281
Pacman Nebula
10 November 2020
10 minutes, ISO 6400
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer + UHC
photo
Sharpless 2-173
Phantom of the Opera Nebula
11 November 2020
15 minutes, ISO 12800
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer + HA
photo
IC1795
Fishhead Nebula
12 November 2020
15 minutes each, ISO 6400
Prime Focus + HA, UHC filters



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Nova Cas 2021
20 March 2021
10 seconds, ISO 4000
FL 50mm
photo
Nova Cas 2021
20 March 2021
10 seconds, ISO 4000
FL 50mm (cropped)
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Nova V1405 Cas & M52 Cluster
21 March 2021
30 seconds, ISO 1600
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer



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Nova V1405 Cas & M52 Cluster
22 March 2021
iPhone 11 Pro Max
Afocal 81X
photo
Nova V1405 Cas & M52 Cluster
11 May 2021
30 seconds, ISO 12800
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer + UHC filter
photo
IC63 Ghost of Cassipeia Nebula
1 October 2021
D850 DSLR
30 minutes (stacked), ISO 12800
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer, UHC filter



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IC1795
Fishhead Nebula
2 December 2021
30 minutes (stacked), ISO 800
Prime Focus + Focal Reducer, UHC filter
 
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