Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1795  ·  IC 1805  ·  NGC 896
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The Heart Nebula (IC 1805) in SHO, 



    
        

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

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The Heart Nebula (IC 1805) in SHO, 



    
        

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

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion ED80T CF apochromatic refractor
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool
Mounts
Celestron CGX
Filters
OIII · Ha · Astronimik SII
Accessories
ZWO 8x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW) · MoonLite CF 2" Focuser · QHYCCD PoleMaster · Orion 0.8 Reducer
Software
DeepSky Stacker · PHD2 · Sequence Generator Pro · PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion ST 80
Guiding Cameras
Lodestar X2

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 29, 2017 ·  Nov. 30, 2017
Frames:
Astronimik SII: 89x180" (4h 27') (gain: 139.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Ha: 104x180" (5h 12') (gain: 139.00) -20°C bin 1x1
OIII: 90x120" (3h) (gain: 139.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Integration:
12h 39'
Darks:
50
Flats:
50
Bias:
50
Avg. Moon age:
10.67 days
Avg. Moon phase:
81.97%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1843167

RA center: 02h32m59s.3

DEC center: +61°1901

Pixel scale: 1.999 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 279.891 degrees

Field radius: 1.426 degrees

Resolution: 4093x3104

Description

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 Astrophotography