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IC 63 the Ghost of Cassiopeia

IC 63 the Ghost of Cassiopeia

IC 63 the Ghost of Cassiopeia
IC 63 is an emission nebula in the constellation Cassiopeia located around 600 light years from Earth. The cloud formation (resembling a ghost) is caused by ionized Hydrogen ions from nearby star, gamma Cas, also known as Navi.
Imaged from Ocala, Florida
Imaging telescope: Explore Scientific 127mm apochromatic refractor.
Imaging camera: QSI 683wsg-8 cooled CCD camera
Losmandy G112 with Gemini 2 German equatorial mount.