Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1805
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Core of the Heart Nebula, 



    
        

            David MaKieve
Core of the Heart Nebula
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Core of the Heart Nebula

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Core of the Heart Nebula, 



    
        

            David MaKieve
Core of the Heart Nebula
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Core of the Heart Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Evostar 80ED

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQM 35 Pro SynScan GoTo

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50mm f/4 Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Focal reducers: Orion 0.8x Focal Reducer

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Chroma SII 3nm - 1.25"  ·  Chroma H-alpha 3nm - 1.25"  ·  Chroma OIII 3nm - 1.25"

Accessory: ZWO EFW 1.25 8 Position


Dates:Dec. 4, 2020

Frames: 39x300" (3h 15')

Integration: 3h 15'

Avg. Moon age: 18.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 84.21%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4066053

RA center: 02h32m52s.8

DEC center: +61°2714

Pixel scale: 1.793 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 26.618 degrees

Field radius: 1.231 degrees


Resolution: 4088x2776

Data source: Backyard

Description

Working on this alongside my Soul nebula project. Can't say enough about the 294MM, or the Chroma filters. Big investment, but I am very happy with the results.

Some weird RGB artifacts, I'm assuming something with the channel combination, but that's a problem for another night.

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Core of the Heart Nebula, 



    
        

            David MaKieve