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Contains:  IC 1805, NGC 896, NGC 884, Double cluster, NGC 869, NGC 281, The star κCas, The star φPer, The star ζCas, The star 51And, The star ηCas, The star Navi (εCas), The star Ruchbah (δCas), The star γCas, The star Almach (γ1And), The star Schedar (αCas), Part of the constellation Cassiopeia (Cas), Part of the constellation Andromeda (And)
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Heart Nebula to Andromeda and everything around, 


Heart Nebula to Andromeda and everything around

Heart Nebula to Andromeda and everything around

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Minolta 45mm

Imaging camera:Sony Nex-5 modified

Mount:iOptron SmartEQ


Accessories:gentLED-AUTO IntervalometerDIY Pier

Resolution: 2560x1778

Dates:Oct. 12, 2015

Frames:Solomark Uv Ir Cut Block Filter: 32x120" ISO800

Integration: 1.1 hours

Darks: ~32

Flats: ~200

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 29.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.23%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Temperature: 23.00 job: 871183

RA center: 22.779 degrees

DEC center: 55.077 degrees

Pixel scale: 39.025 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.090 degrees

Field radius: 16.899 degrees


This is a different wide field view of this area of the sky. I was just able to get part of Andromeda into the field. Taken from my light polluted front yard.



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Heart Nebula to Andromeda and everything around,