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Contains:  IC 1795, IC 1805
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IC1805 The Heart Nebula (Revisited), 


            Paddy Gilliland
IC1805 The Heart Nebula (Revisited)
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IC1805 The Heart Nebula (Revisited)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Borg 125

Imaging cameras:QSI 683WSG-8 OAG QSI 683

Mounts:Paramount MX

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Borg 125

Guiding cameras:QSI 683WSG-8 OAG QSI 683

Software:Diffraction Limited Maxim 6.xPixinsight 1.8ACP Expert

Filters:Ha 5nmAstronomik Ha 6nmAstronomik Oiii 6nm

Accessory:Starlight Xpress lodestar 2

Dates:Oct. 31, 2017Nov. 6, 2017

Astrodon Oiii 3nm: 24x1200" bin 1x1
Astronomik Ha 6nm: 21x1200" bin 1x1
Astronomik SII 6nm: 21x1200" bin 1x1

Integration: 22.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 87.84%

Basic astrometry details job: 1802229

RA center: 2h 32' 53"

DEC center: +61° 27' 14"

Pixel scale: 2.297 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.186 degrees

Field radius: 1.321 degrees

Resolution: 3318x2478

Locations: Image The Universe Remote Telescopes, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extremadura, Spain


Some more data from the testing period @ITU.
Been a while since I had a look at the heart so thought a return look would be good.
Hopefully, my processing ability has allowed me a slightly more refined look which finds more detail without overdoing the saturation or noise reduction.



Paddy Gilliland

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IC1805 The Heart Nebula (Revisited), 


            Paddy Gilliland