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Contains:  IC 1848, NGC 1027, IC 1805, IC 1795, NGC 896
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Heart and Soul Nebulae

Technical card

Resolution: 5176x4646

Dates:Aug. 23, 2017Sept. 23, 2017

Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm OIII: 21x300" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha: 30x300" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.2 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 2.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.49%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.50

Temperature: 20.00 job: 1744679

RA center: 41.007 degrees

DEC center: 61.309 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.060 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 21.804 degrees

Field radius: 2.955 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Newark, Delaware, United States

Data source: Backyard


Rev A. is just HA
Rev B. is Ha in the Red Channel, OIII in the Green+Blue, then the colors were shifted with Selective Color Adjustment Layer in Photoshop.

Thanks for looking!



Nico Carver



HOO tonemapped + luminance layer. - then selective color in Photoshop to taste.

Sky plot

Sky plot


Heart and Soul Nebulae, 


            Nico Carver