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Contains:  IC 1805, IC 1795, NGC 896
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Heart Nebula (astronomy vacation Morocco - Agadir), 





    
        

            Paul Muskee
Heart Nebula (astronomy vacation Morocco - Agadir)

Heart Nebula (astronomy vacation Morocco - Agadir)

Technical card

Resolution: 4220x3442

Dates:Dec. 25, 2018

Frames: 88x300"

Integration: 7.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 89.38%

Astrometry.net job: 2464896

RA center: 38.129 degrees

DEC center: 61.450 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.033 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.325 degrees

Field radius: 1.538 degrees

Locations: Agadir (Morocco), Agadir, Morocco, Morocco

Data source: Traveller

Description

A preview from the Heart Nebula I shoot during my stay in Morocco. I do not like everything yet so all the data will get processed from scratch again when I have the time. The spikes were added with Photoshop and look a bit fake to me, the background is a bit messy but that can be nebula as well.

For broadband objects I traveled into the mountains for excellent conditions, for narrowband objects I stayed in Agadir and collected data from the garden from a friend were I stayed for a month.

This image has been done with a OSC camera combined with the STC Astro dual-narrowband filter. That filter seems to be working very well!

With many thanks to Hans Hoogkamer for providing me with this opportunity in general, providing the material, providing a stay and much more! Also thanks to Janina Martynaityte and her mother for providing the good care during my stay in Maroc. Could not have done this without them!

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some updates, clearly I clipped away to much data in the original version.

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oops, forgot to run SCNR (remove green)

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Heart Nebula (astronomy vacation Morocco - Agadir), 





    
        

            Paul Muskee