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Contains:  NGC 1027, IC 1805, IC 1795, NGC 896
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IC1805 - Heart Nebula, 


            Brieuc Baillot
IC1805 - Heart Nebula

IC1805 - Heart Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Sigma 70-200mm F/2.8 APO

Imaging camera:Nikon D600

Mount:SkyWatcher Star Adventuer

Focal reducer:Sigma 2X Teleconverter

Software:Adobe Photoshop CCSiril 0.9.9

Resolution: 4000x2667

Dates:Sept. 4, 2018Sept. 11, 2018

Frames: 206x90" ISO3200

Integration: 5.2 hours

Darks: ~17

Flats: ~42

Bias: ~53

Avg. Moon age: 12.79 days

Avg. Moon phase: 19.47%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: 16.50 job: 2251725

RA center: 39.428 degrees

DEC center: 62.059 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.950 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 236.176 degrees

Field radius: 2.637 degrees

Data source: Backyard


Shot on 2 nights. It becomes my longest integration time for a single target!

Total focal length with teleconverter: 400mm @ f/5.6

Sessions separately processed in Siril and then stacked together using Photoshop.



Brieuc Baillot
License: None (All rights reserved)

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IC1805 - Heart Nebula, 


            Brieuc Baillot