The Ghost of Cassiopeia IC 63

The Ghost of Cassiopeia haunts the variable star Gamma Cassiopeiae. The constellation Cassiopeia is easy to spot as it appears as a big W, the center star Gamma Cassioppeiae is located at the peak of the middle of this constellation.

Best imaged during the fall and winter months, IC 63 is a hydrogen rich area, using a hydrogen alpha filter or duo-band filter should yield excellent details.