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

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
SkyWatcher Evostar 80ED
Mounts
SkyWatcher EQM 35 Pro SynScan GoTo
Filters
Chroma SII 3nm - 1.25" · Chroma H-alpha 3nm - 1.25" · Chroma OIII 3nm - 1.25"
Accessories
ZWO EFW 1.25 8 Position · Orion 0.8x Focal Reducer
Software
PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
William Optics 50mm f/4 Guidescope
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI120MM

Acquisition details

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