Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1805
The Heart Nebula, IC 1805, Sharpless 2-190, 



    
        

            Emmanuel
The Heart Nebula, IC 1805, Sharpless 2-190
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The Heart Nebula, IC 1805, Sharpless 2-190

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106ED

Imaging cameras: Atik 460 EX Mono

Mounts: Sky-Watcher AZ EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106ED

Guiding cameras: Lodestar Autoguider Starlight Express

Focal reducers: Takahashi Reducer QE 0,73x

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS 6

Filters: Astrodon Ha 3nm  ·  Astrodon OIII 3nm  ·  Astrodon 36mm LRGB E Series Gen 2

Accessory: ATIK Filter Wheel EFW2  ·  OAG


Dates:Nov. 14, 2015Nov. 18, 2015

Frames:
Astrodon OIII 3nm: 36x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - LRGB 36mm Round Fil: 240x30" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.0 hours

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 4.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.46%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3557760

RA center: 2h 33' 17"

DEC center: +61° 16' 40"

Pixel scale: 2.394 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 266.368 degrees

Field radius: 1.108 degrees


Resolution: 2636x2040

Data source: Backyard

Description

Wishing you a Happy New Year with the hope that you will have many blessings in the year to come

My latest image "The Heart Nebula" dedicated to my wife Foteini, for her never ending patience and grace.

The Heart Nebula, IC 1805, Sharpless 2-190

The final image produced from a complex combination of Ha,Oiii, red, green and blue filters.
(Ha+Oiii+L)((R+Ha) (G) (B+Oiii))

Equipment:
Takahashi FSQ-106ED with Camera Atik 460ex.
Guiding with Atik OAG & Lodestar Autoguider.

Capture details:
Ha 24x600sec. Bin 1x1 at -10c
Oii 36x600sec Bin 1x1 at -10c
RGB 240X30sec. Bin 1x1 at -10c each filter.

Astrophotographer: Manos Malakopoulos

www.feelthecosmos.com

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The Heart Nebula, IC 1805, Sharpless 2-190, 



    
        

            Emmanuel