Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1805  ·  Sh2-190
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Heart of the Heart Nebula - Melotte 15 - SHO, 



    
        

            Nico Carver
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Heart of the Heart Nebula - Melotte 15 - SHO

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Heart of the Heart Nebula - Melotte 15 - SHO, 



    
        

            Nico Carver
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Heart of the Heart Nebula - Melotte 15 - SHO

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Stellarvue SVQ86
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool
Mounts
Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro
Filters
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha · Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm S2 · Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm OIII
Accessories
QHYCCD Polemaster · Shoestring Astronomy EQDIR
Software
Starnet++ · Photoshop CS6 · PHD2 Guiding · Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro · Pixinsight 1.8 · DC-3 Dreams Pinpoint · Cartes du Ciel
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Astromania 60mm Guide Scope
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI290MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 9, 2020 ·  Nov. 10, 2020 ·  Nov. 23, 2020 ·  Nov. 24, 2020
Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm OIII: 82x300" (6h 50') (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm S2: 86x300" (7h 10') (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha: 112x300" (9h 20') (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
Integration:
23h 20'
Darks:
35
Flats:
35
Flat darks:
35
Avg. Moon age:
16.33 days
Avg. Moon phase:
50.82%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
9.00

RA center: 02h35m25s.31

DEC center: +61°2156.8

Pixel scale: 1.148 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -15.871 degrees

Field radius: 0.692 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 2710x3388

Locations: Backyard, Somerville, MA, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

IC1805 is a large emission nebulae in Cassiopeia that I captured here with narrowband filters, a monochrome camera, and a telescope with a focal length of 464mm. It was all shot from my light polluted backyard in Somerville, MA. Mapped color in the Hubble Palette (SHO->RGB).

Processing in PixInsight and Photoshop.

Drizzle 2x, Deconvolution, MedianMultiscaleTransform on each linear master, Starnet++, Ha stars.

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