Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1795  ·  IC 1805  ·  IC 1848  ·  NGC 1027  ·  NGC 896
Heart and Soul Nebula, 


            Stefan Westphal
Heart and Soul Nebula
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Heart and Soul Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 300mm f/4 L IS USM

Imaging cameras: Canon 5D Mark II

Mounts: Vixen New Atlux + Skysensor 2000

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS Optics 60mm Helical Sucher

Guiding cameras: M-Gen Guiding Kamera

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS 6  ·  Fitswork4  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.3 Beta 51 DSS DeepSkyStacker

Accessory: Lacerta MGEN2

Dates:Oct. 30, 2016

Frames: 61x300" ISO800

Integration: 5.1 hours

Darks: ~6

Flats: ~17

Avg. Moon age: 29.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.05%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 20.90

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1408478

RA center: 2h 44' 36"

DEC center: +61° 12' 7"

Pixel scale: 5.978 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.681 degrees

Field radius: 3.940 degrees

Resolution: 1824x1213

Locations: Vockenroth, Neuhof an der Zenn, Bayern, Germany


Location: Vockenroth / Bavaria Germany
Date: 30.10.2016
Lems: Canon EF 300mm L f/4
Guiding: M-Gen and 60mm Scope
Camera: Canon 5d MKII mod.
Expoure time: 61x5min ISO 800
Calibration data: insg. 17Flats, 6 Darks
Processing: Deep Sky Stacker, Fitswork4, Photoshop Cs6


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Sky plot


Heart and Soul Nebula, 


            Stefan Westphal

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