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Contains:  IC 1805
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IC 1805 - The Heart Nebula, 


            Insight Observatory
IC 1805 - The Heart Nebula

IC 1805 - The Heart Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 1017x693

Dates:Sept. 21, 2018

Baader Blue: 4x120" bin 2x2
Baader Green: 4x120" bin 2x2
Baader Luminance: 4x300" bin 1x1
Baader Red: 4x120" bin 2x2

Integration: 0.7 hours

Darks: ~4

Flats: ~4

Avg. Moon age: 11.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 87.92%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00 job: 2324195

RA center: 38.185 degrees

DEC center: 61.421 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.876 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 183.150 degrees

Field radius: 0.834 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: SkyPi Online Observatory


The Heart Nebula, IC 1805, Sharpless 2-190, lies some 7500 light years away from Earth and is located in the Perseus Arm of the Galaxy in the constellation Cassiopeia.

Imaged on Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO-1).



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IC 1805 - The Heart Nebula, 


            Insight Observatory