- Carbon & Red Stars (Cas) -

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

And (8) Cas (15) CVn (6) Hya (2) Ori (5) Sgr (2)
Aql (6) Cep (8) Cyg (22) Lac (5) Peg (3) Tau (9)
Aur (12) CMa (1) Del (2) Leo (1) Per (16) UMa (6)
Boo (1) CMi (2) Dra (3) Lep (2) Psc (2) UMi (1)
Cam (4) Cnc (2) Gem (17) Lyr (3) Sct (1) Vir (2)
Cap (2) CrB (1) Her (3) Oph (1) Ser (1) Vul (6)

DS Cas (C*)

Name: DS Cas
Type: *, V*, C*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 23h32m20.89s / +62°06'32.21"
Brightness: b13m.8 - 16m.2 (340d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 4m.5
2013-10-22: Very faint. Appeared in some moments very red colored.
RED COLORED

FR Cas (C*)

Name: FR Cas
Type: *, V*, C*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h22m26.83s / +59°11'33.43"
Brightness: b12m.7 - 13m.9
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 4m.5
2013-10-22: Barely seen with direct vision. Very intensive red.

RED COLORED
8" f/6, 96x, Bortle 4-, NELM 5m.7+, 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: 7m.0
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: b11m.2 - 12m.9 (925d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 4m.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°23'19.70"
Brightness: 4m.7 - 13m.5 (430.46d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7, NELM 4m.5
2013-10-22: Brighter star, less evident, light orange.
ORANGE COLORED

rho Cas (*)

Name: rho Cas
Type: *, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 23h54m23.03s / +57°29'57.77"
Brightness: 4m.1 - 6m.2
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 144x, SQM-L 21.0
Beobachtung am 23.07.2020: bei 144x auffällig gelb mit einem Stich in die Orangerie
ORANGE COLORED

RW Cas (*)

Name: RW Cas
Type: *, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 01h37m14.02s / +57°45'33.19"
Brightness: 8m.6 - 9m.8 (14.7949d)
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 45x, SQM-L 21.3
Beobachtung am 09.11.2021: bei 45x angedeutet orange, nein hellst orange - der Stern ist eine halbe Größenklasse schwächer als der südwestlich stehende 8.5 mag helle Stern HD 236799
ORANGE COLORED

ST Cas (C*)

Name: ST Cas
Type: *, V*, C*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h17m32.08s / +50°17'14.44"
Brightness: p11m.6 - 12m.4
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 5m.0
2015-11-18: Seen with direct vision, orange colored, less evident.
ORANGE COLORED

T Cas (*)

Name: T Cas
Type: *, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h23m14.27s / +55°47'33.23"
Brightness: 6m.9 - 13m.0 (440d)
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 72x, SQM-L 21.0
Beobachtung am 24.07.2020: auffallend glutorange, wunderschön
ORANGE COLORED

UX Cas (C*)

Name: UX Cas
Type: *, V*, C*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h13m23.29s / +63°27'31.20"
Brightness: p12m.0 - 13m.8 (360d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 4m.5
2013-10-22: Deep red, at 112x partly purple colored.

RED COLORED
80mm f/6.25, 62x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5m.0
2015-11-18: Barely seen with direct vision. Appeared reddish.
RED COLORED

W Cas (C*)

Name: W Cas
Type: *, V*, C*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h54m53.85s / +58°33'49.13"
Brightness: 7m.8 - 12m.5 (405.57d)
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 112x, Bortle 7, NELM 4m.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 5m.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 5m.0
2015-11-18: Visible with averted vision, but too faint to see any color.

René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 45x, SQM-L 21.3
Beobachtung am 09.11.2021: bei 45x nicht sehr hell, aber auffällig orange - der Stern liegt relativ isoliert - bei 144x bestätigt sich der Farbeindruck, sehr intensives orange
ORANGE COLORED

WW Cas (C*)

Name: WW Cas
Type: *, V*, C*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 01h33m32.69s / +57°45'05.44"
Brightness: 9m.1 - 11m.7
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 4m.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 5m.0, SQM-L 18.5
2014-12-08: Fairly faint, slightly reddish.

RED COLORED
80mm f/6.25, 41x, Bortle 6-, NELM 5m.0
2015-11-18: Relatively faint, deep red / purple colored.

RED COLORED
152mm f/8, 30x, Bortle 6, SQM-L 19.4
2020-11-18: At 30x intense orange to light red, at 92x dark orange to slightly reddish. I estimated the brightness at 9m8.
RED COLORED

WZ Cas A (C*)

Name: WZ Cas A, STTA254 A
Type: *, V*, C*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h01m15.85s / +60°21'19.02"
Brightness: 6m.8 - 7m.7 (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 4m.5
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 5m.0
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 5m.0+, 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: *, V*, C*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 01h56m38.09s / +59°15'33.74"
Brightness: 9m.4 - 13m.2 (422.84d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7, NELM 4m.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 5m.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 5m.0
2015-11-18: Deep red, evident. Located in a chain of fainter stars.
RED COLORED

Y Cas (*)

Name: Y Cas
Type: *, V*
Constellation: Cas
Coordinates: 00h03m21.46s / +55°40'52.00"
Brightness: 8m.7 - 15m.5 (417d)
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 144x, SQM-L 21.0
Beobachtung am 23.07.2020: bei 144x schwach (geschätzt 9 mag) und auffallend tief orange
ORANGE COLORED