IC1805 - The Heart Nebula, 



    
        

            Phil Wright

IC1805 - The Heart Nebula

IC1805 - The Heart Nebula, 



    
        

            Phil Wright

IC1805 - The Heart Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Megrez 72 FD-DGG

Imaging cameras: QSI 583 wgs

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics Megrez 72 FD-DGG

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Focal reducers: WILLIAM OPTICS FLAT6A

Software: Cartes du Ciel  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  EQASCOM  ·  PHD Guiding 2 PHD2 (OpenPHD)

Filters: Astrodon 3nm Ha

Accessory: SharpSky Auto Focuser


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