Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1795  ·  IC 1805  ·  IC 1848  ·  NGC 1027  ·  NGC 896
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IC1805 Heart and IC1848 Soul Nebulae (Not So NB HOS), 



    
        

            Gilbert Ikezaki
IC1805 Heart and IC1848 Soul Nebulae (Not So NB HOS)
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IC1805 Heart and IC1848 Soul Nebulae (Not So NB HOS)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60Da

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Deluxe Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical Focuser

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Software: Digital Photo Professional  ·  Deep Sky Stacker  ·  HDRsoft Photomatix Pro 5  ·  Straton  ·  Stark Labs Nebulocity 3


Dates:Dec. 5, 2015Dec. 12, 2015

Frames:
Sii: 14x960" ISO3200 bin 1x1
UHC: 29x480" ISO1600 bin 1x1

Integration: 7.6 hours

Darks: ~8

Flats: ~8

Flat darks: ~8

Avg. Moon age: 12.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.65%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1431623

RA center: 2h 43' 19"

DEC center: +61° 6' 21"

Pixel scale: 4.562 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 175.689 degrees

Field radius: 3.602 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1216

Locations: SDAA Tierra Del Sol, Boulevard, California, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

The HOS color map has a name. It is called the CFHT palette for the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope. I like it the best of the six possible Ha, Sii, Oiii to RGB color maps for the Heart and Soul nebulae because it has the pink heart and soul of a Valentine's Day card.

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IC1805 Heart and IC1848 Soul Nebulae (Not So NB HOS), 



    
        

            Gilbert Ikezaki