Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1805
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The Heart Nebula, 



    
        

            Erik Pirtala
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The Heart Nebula

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The Heart Nebula, 



    
        

            Erik Pirtala
The Heart Nebula
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The Heart Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 6" f/4 Imaging Newtonian Telescope

Imaging cameras: ASI1600MM-C

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ-6 Pro, SkyWatcher EQ-6 Pro

Focal reducers: Sky-watcher f/4 Aplnatic coma corrector

Software: Sequence Generator Pro Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight, Photoshop

Filters: Astrodon SII 3nm  ·  Astrodon OIII 3nm  ·  Astrodon E-Series Luminance Red, Green, Blue  ·  Astrodon Ha 5nm


Dates:Nov. 7, 2020

Frames: 158x360" (15h 48')

Integration: 15h 48'

Avg. Moon age: 21.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 61.12%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3986518

RA center: 02h34m21s

DEC center: +61°2815

Pixel scale: 1.572 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 97.466 degrees

Field radius: 0.596 degrees


Resolution: 2200x1615

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

I continued my last year's heart project. I doubled the total exposure time. Here is 15 hours of narrowband and an hour of RGB for correct star colors

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Description: Less magenta and more highlights

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