• Constellation: Cassiopeia
  • Right Ascension: 00h 49m 06.29070s
  • Declination: +57° 48′ 54.6758″
  • Distance: 19 ly
  • Apparent Magnitude: 3.44, 7.5
  • B-V Color Index: 0.58

Lost in the glare of Eta Cassiopeia primary star, Achird, is a dimmer companion. The two stars orbit each other in 480 years. Eta Cassiopeia A is a G type star much like our Sun and similar in size. Eta Cassiopeia B is a dimmer K type star.

Also visible in the image is a small planetary nebula PK122-04.1 in the upper left side, near the edge of the image.

  • Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
  • Camera: ZWO 2600 MM