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IC1805 - The Heart Nebula, 



    
        

            Phil Wright

IC1805 - The Heart Nebula

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IC1805 - The Heart Nebula, 



    
        

            Phil Wright

IC1805 - The Heart Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
William Optics Megrez 72 FD-DGG
Imaging Cameras
QSI 583 wgs
Mounts
SkyWatcher EQ6 PRO
Filters
Astrodon 3nm Ha
Accessories
SharpSky Auto Focuser · WILLIAM OPTICS FLAT6A
Software
Cartes du Ciel · Sequence Generator Pro · EQASCOM · PHD Guiding 2 PHD2 (OpenPHD)
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
William Optics Megrez 72 FD-DGG
Guiding Cameras
Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 3, 2014
Frames:
7x1800" (3h 30')
Integration:
3h 30'
Avg. Moon age:
11.06 days
Avg. Moon phase:
85.22%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 404753

Resolution: 3326x2504

Description

It was clear last night until about 11pm so I managed to get setup and capture this image.

7 x 1800s exposures with Astrodon 3nm Ha filter

WO Megrez 72

EQ6

Sequence Generator Pro

PHD2 guiding

Sharpsky Pro autofocuser

Total exposure only 3.5 hours

Processed in PI using some new toys (I was just playing around with stuff to see what it did).

Any pointers are always welcome.

Thanks,

Phil

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IC1805 - The Heart Nebula, 



    
        

            Phil Wright