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Contains:  IC 1795, IC 1805, NGC 1027, NGC 896
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IC 1805, The Heart Nebula, 



    
        

            Ruben Barbosa
IC 1805, The Heart Nebula
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IC 1805, The Heart Nebula

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Frames:
Ha: 44x900" bin 1x1
OIII: 10x900" bin 2x2
SII: 19x900" bin 2x2

Integration: 18.2 hours


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2160937

RA center: 2h 33' 26"

DEC center: +61° 23' 45"

Pixel scale: 3.134 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.459 degrees

Field radius: 1.542 degrees


Resolution: 2572x2435

Description

* Image acquisition by Eric Coles.
* Processing: Ruben Barbosa.

The Heart Nebula (IC 1805, Sh2-190, Mel-15) is about 7,500 light-years away from Earth, in the direction of the constellation of Cassiopeia.

It is an emission nebula consisting of bright gas and dark bands of dust, carved by stellar winds and radiation from young stars of great mass.

It is estimated that Melotte 15 is only 1.5 million years old.

At its center, we have the "Heart of the Heart", an impressive structure that quickly captures our attention.

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Ruben Barbosa
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IC 1805, The Heart Nebula, 



    
        

            Ruben Barbosa