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IC 1805 - Inside the Heart Nebula, 





    
        

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IC 1805 - Inside the Heart Nebula

IC 1805 - Inside the Heart Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 4520x3450

Frames:
Baader Ha 36mm 7nm: 55x240" (gain: 139.00) bin 1x1
Baader O III 36mm 8nm: 24x240" (gain: 139.00) bin 1x1
Baader S II 8nm 36mm: 28x240" (gain: 139.00) bin 1x1

Integration: 7.1 hours

Astrometry.net job: 2763661

RA center: 38.206 degrees

DEC center: 61.419 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.059 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 281.524 degrees

Field radius: 0.836 degrees

Locations: Balkon, Ascheberg, NRW, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Heart Nebula IC 1805 is an emission Nebula 7500 lightyears away in the constellation Perseus. The bright open star cluster in its center is called Melotte 15.

The image was shot in multiple frames through narrowband filters for the wavelenghts of Hydrogen-alpha, Oxygen III and Sulfur 2 and then recombined to an RGB image in the so called Hubble Palette (SHO). The stars have original RGB colors (not in the edges of the frame)

The camera was an ASI1600mmp attached to a TS 130/910 mm apo with 0,79x reducer.

Ha 55 x 240s
OIII 24 x 240s
SII 28 x 240s
(all Baader 7nm and 8nm filters)

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IC 1805 - Inside the Heart Nebula, 





    
        

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