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Contains:  IC 1795, IC 1805, NGC 896
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The Heart Nebula (IC 1805) in SHO, 


            Chuck's Astrophot...
The Heart Nebula (IC 1805) in SHO
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The Heart Nebula (IC 1805) in SHO

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Dates:Nov. 29, 2017Nov. 30, 2017

Astronomik Ha: 104x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII: 90x120" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronimik SII: 89x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 12.7 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 10.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 81.97%

Basic astrometry details job: 1843167

RA center: 2h 32' 59"

DEC center: +61° 19' 1"

Pixel scale: 1.999 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 279.891 degrees

Field radius: 1.426 degrees

Resolution: 4093x3104


I've captured Melotte 15 and the Fishhead Nebula before, but this is the first time I tried to capture the entire Heart Nebula in color. It wasn't easy with only 12 hours of data to work with - the OIII and SII was hard to come by, but I gave it a go.



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The Heart Nebula (IC 1805) in SHO, 


            Chuck's Astrophot...