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Contains:  IC 1795, IC 1805, IC 1848, IC 1871, NGC 1027, NGC 896
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Heart and Soul Nebula - Narrow Band, 


Heart and Soul Nebula - Narrow Band
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Heart and Soul Nebula - Narrow Band

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Imaging telescopes or lenses:FSQ-106ED

Imaging cameras:SBIG STXL-11002/FW8

Mounts:Software Bisque Paramount MX

Guiding telescopes or lenses:FSQ-106ED

Guiding cameras:SBIG STi

Software:Pixinsight 1.8TheSkyXAdobe Photoshop CC

Filters:Ha 3nmOIII 3nmSII 3nm

Accessory:Astrodon MMOAG

Ha 3nm: 46x1800" -20C bin 1x1
OIII 3nm: 42x1800" bin 1x1
SII 3nm: 40x1800" bin 1x1

Integration: 64.0 hours

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Mean SQM: 18.20

Basic astrometry details job: 1432495

RA center: 2h 44' 17"

DEC center: +61° 5' 42"

Pixel scale: 1.754 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.329 degrees

Field radius: 2.769 degrees

Resolution: 9356x6454

Locations: Home Observatory, San Jose, California, United States

Data source: Backyard


Two panel Mosaic taken in Autumn. Mapped to Hubble Pallet, then selective color balancing. This is the first mosaic I've attempted with the STXL11002 camera. I had more data for the Soul Nebula side than the Heart Nebula, but I think it turned out reasonably well.



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Heart and Soul Nebula - Narrow Band, 



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