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

DS Cas (C*)

Name: DS Cas
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 23h32m20.89s / +62°06'32.2"
Info: b13.8-16.2mag (340d)
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 4.5
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°11'33.4"
Info: b12.7-13.9mag
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 4.5
2013-10-22: Barely seen with direct vision. Very intensive red.

RED COLORED
8" f/6, 96x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5.7+, SQM-L 20.9
2014-10-19: Moderately bright, deep orange to slight reddish.
ORANGE COLORED

PZ Cas (*)

Name: PZ Cas
Type: *, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 23h44m03.28s / +61°47'22.2"
Info: b11.16-12.9mag (925d)
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 4.5
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°23'19.7"
Info: v4.7-13.5mag (430.46d)
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7, NELM 4.5
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°17'14.4"
Info: p11.6-12.4mag
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7+
2013-09-26: Relatively faint, orange colored.

ORANGE COLORED
80mm f/6.25, 25x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5.0
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°27'31.2"
Info: p12.0-13.8mag (360d)
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 4.5
2013-10-22: Deep red, at 112x partly purple colored.

RED COLORED
80mm f/6.25, 62x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5.0
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°33'49.1"
Info: v7.8-12.5mag (405.57d)
8" f/6, 112x, Bortle 7, NELM 4.5
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 5.0, 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 5.0
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°45'05.4"
Info: v9.1-11.7mag
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 4.5
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 5.0, SQM-L 18.5
2014-12-08: Fairly faint, slightly reddish.

RED COLORED
80mm f/6.25, 41x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5.0
2015-11-18: Relatively faint, deep red / purple colored.
RED COLORED

WZ Cas (C*)

Name: WZ Cas
Group: STTA254
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h01m15.85s / +60°21'19.0"
Info: v6.8-7.7mag (186d)
Brighter component of the double system STTA254, which offers a nice contrast in color. The brighter component is orange colored, the fainter more blueish.

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

ORANGE COLORED
80mm f/6.25, 25x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5.0
2015-11-18: Shines in a very nice orange, especially in contrast to its fainter, blueish component.

ORANGE COLORED
8" f/6, 66x, Bortle 6+, NELM 5.0+, SQM-L 19.6
2016-11-03: Bright and evident. Deep orange colored with nice, fainter, blueish component.
ORANGE COLORED

X Cas (C*)

Name: X Cas
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 01h56m38.09s / +59°15'33.7"
Info: v9.45-13.2mag (422.84d)
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7, NELM 4.5
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 5.0, 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 5.0
2015-11-18: Deep red, evident. Located in a chain of fainter stars.
RED COLORED