- Carbon & Red Stars (Cas) -

On this page I will present some carbon and red stars, which are particularly apparent due to their color.

And (7) Cas (11) Cyg (22) Lac (5) Per (15) UMa (6)
Aql (2) Cep (8) Del (2) Leo (1) Psc (2) UMi (1)
Aur (12) CMi (2) Dra (3) Lep (1) Sct (1) Vir (2)
Boo (1) Cnc (2) Gem (17) Lyr (3) Ser (1) Vul (6)
Cam (4) CrB (1) Her (2) Ori (5) Sgr (2)
Cap (2) CVn (6) Hya (2) Peg (3) Tau (9)

DS Cas (C*)

Name: DS Cas
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 23h32m20.89s / +62°06'32.21"
Brightness: b13m8-16m2 (340d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 4m5
2013-10-22: Very faint. Appeared in some moments very red colored.
RED COLORED

FR Cas (C*)

Name: FR Cas
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h22m26.83s / +59°11'33.43"
Brightness: b12m7-13m9
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 4m5
2013-10-22: Barely seen with direct vision. Very intensive red.

RED COLORED
8" f/6, 96x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m7+, SQM-L 20.9
2014-10-19: Moderately bright, deep orange to slight reddish.
ORANGE COLORED

HD 11844 (*)

Name: HD11844, NSV685
Type: *, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 02h00m38.45s / +75°57'10.18"
Brightness: 7m0
Robert Zebahl
70mm f/5.7, 26x, Bortle 7
2017-10-17: Incidental observation on the way to STF170. The star was immediately evident due to its orange coloring.
ORANGE COLORED

PZ Cas (*)

Name: PZ Cas
Type: *, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 23h44m03.28s / +61°47'22.18"
Brightness: b11m2-12m9 (925d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 4m5
2013-10-22: Fairly bright, at 28x well visible with direct vision. At 75x deep orange colored, occasionally slightly reddish.
ORANGE COLORED

R Cas (*)

Name: R Cas
Type: *, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 23h58m24.87s / +51°23'19.70"
Brightness: 4m7-13m5 (430.46d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7, NELM 4m5
2013-10-22: Brighter star, less evident, light orange.
ORANGE COLORED

ST Cas (C*)

Name: ST Cas
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h17m32.08s / +50°17'14.44"
Brightness: p11m6-12m4
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7+
2013-09-26: Relatively faint, orange colored.

ORANGE COLORED
80mm f/6.25, 25x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5m0
2015-11-18: Seen with direct vision, orange colored, less evident.
ORANGE COLORED

UX Cas (C*)

Name: UX Cas
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h13m23.29s / +63°27'31.20"
Brightness: p12m0-13m8 (360d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 4m5
2013-10-22: Deep red, at 112x partly purple colored.

RED COLORED
80mm f/6.25, 62x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5m0
2015-11-18: Barely seen with direct vision. Appeared reddish.
RED COLORED

W Cas (C*)

Name: W Cas
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h54m53.85s / +58°33'49.13"
Brightness: 7m8-12m5 (405.57d)
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 112x, Bortle 7, NELM 4m5
2013-10-21: Unfortunately I couldn't see any conspicuous star. At this time W Cas had its minimum at about 12.0m.

80mm f/6.25, 41x, Bortle 7+, NELM 5m0, SQM-L 18.5
2014-12-08: Unfortunately I visited this star again near its minimum so I didn't saw anything of course.

80mm f/6.25, 62x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5m0
2015-11-18: Visible with averted vision, but too faint to see any color.

WW Cas (C*)

Name: WW Cas
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 01h33m32.69s / +57°45'05.44"
Brightness: 9m1-11m7
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 4m5
2013-10-21: At 28x still visible, but faint. At 75x I could see the star in a very deep red.

RED COLORED
80mm f/6.25, 41x, Bortle 7+, NELM 5m0, SQM-L 18.5
2014-12-08: Fairly faint, slightly reddish.

RED COLORED
80mm f/6.25, 41x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5m0
2015-11-18: Relatively faint, deep red / purple colored.
RED COLORED

WZ Cas A (C*)

Name: WZ Cas A, STTA254 A
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h01m15.85s / +60°21'19.02"
Brightness: 6m8-7m7 (186d)
Brighter component of the double system STTA254, which offers a nice contrast in color. The brighter component is orange colored, the fainter more bluish.

Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7, NELM 4m5
2013-10-21: Nice view of this orange colored star together with its fainter, more bluish component.

ORANGE COLORED
80mm f/6.25, 25x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5m0
2015-11-18: Shines in a very nice orange, especially in contrast to its fainter, bluish component.

ORANGE COLORED
8" f/6, 66x, Bortle 6+, NELM 5m0+, SQM-L 19.6
2016-11-03: Bright and evident. Deep orange colored with nice, fainter, bluish component.
ORANGE COLORED

X Cas (C*)

Name: X Cas
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 01h56m38.09s / +59°15'33.74"
Brightness: 9m4-13m2 (422.84d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7, NELM 4m5
2013-10-21: Relatively faint. Already at 28x obviously red colored. At 75x very colorful. Faint, but nice view.

RED COLORED
80mm f/6.25, 62x, Bortle 7+, NELM 5m0, SQM-L 18.5
2014-12-08: Relatively faint. At 41x deep orange, partly reddish. At 62x intensive red, almost purple colored.

RED COLORED
80mm f/6.25, 41x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5m0
2015-11-18: Deep red, evident. Located in a chain of fainter stars.
RED COLORED