Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1848  ·  IC1848
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Seat of the Soul - IC 1848 The Soul Nebula, 



    
        

            Jeffrey K Lovelace
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Seat of the Soul - IC 1848 The Soul Nebula

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Seat of the Soul - IC 1848 The Soul Nebula, 



    
        

            Jeffrey K Lovelace
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Seat of the Soul - IC 1848 The Soul Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: PlaneWave Instruments CDK 14"

Imaging cameras: FLI ML-50100

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount ME II

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar M

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  Sequence Generator Pro V3.0  ·  Topaz Labs Various Utilities  ·  Starnet ++  ·  PixInsight Processing Software  ·  Open PHD Guiding PHD2 Guiding  ·  The SkyX

Filters: FLI/Chroma O-III 65mm square  ·  FLI/Chroma Hα 65mm square  ·  FLI/Chroma S-II 65mm square  ·  Astrodon R 65mm square E Series  ·  Astrodon G 65mm square E Series  ·  Astrodon B 65mm square E Series

Accessory: Astrodon Monster MOAG


Dates:Nov. 29, 2017

Frames:
Astrodon B 50mm square E Series: 20x600" (3h 20') -25C bin 2x2
Astrodon G 50mm square E Series: 14x600" (2h 20') -25C bin 2x2
Astrodon Hα 50mm square 3nm: 45x900" (11h 15') -25C bin 2x2
Astrodon O-III 50mm square 3nm: 42x900" (10h 30') -25C bin 2x2
Astrodon R 50mm square E Series: 27x600" (4h 30') -25C bin 2x2
Astrodon S-II 50mm Square 3nm: 31x900" (7h 45') -25C bin 2x2

Integration: 39h 40'

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 10.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 77.69%


Astrometry.net job: 4227046

RA center: 2h 50' 43"

DEC center: +60° 18' 20"

Pixel scale: 1.422 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.394 degrees

Field radius: 0.634 degrees


Resolution: 1920x2574

Locations: Sierra Remote Observatories, Auberry, CA, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Sierra Remote Observatories

Description

Data acquired from 2017-09-30 until 2017-11-29
DSO Color Mapping: Stars RGB, Nebulae Modified Hubble Palette
Original Image Scale: 0.97
Note: This scope is located at Sierra Remote Observatory. I personally configured and installed this scope and make regular trips to SRO to perform maintenance and upgrades. When not on site, I operate the scope nightly from home using a remote desktop application.
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This is the lower back region of the famous Soul Nebula. The principle emission nebulae in the frame are LBN 667 and LBN 670. Considering all of the fascinating features of The Soul, this area only brings up the rear in terms of popularity.

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Seat of the Soul - IC 1848 The Soul Nebula, 



    
        

            Jeffrey K Lovelace

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