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Contains:  IC 1871, IC 1848
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Westerhout 5   The Soul Nebula, 


            Carl Weber
Westerhout 5   The Soul Nebula

Westerhout 5 The Soul Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 3760x3520

Dates:Aug. 3, 2019

Frames: 165x300"

Integration: 13.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.34% job: 2865579

RA center: 43.739 degrees

DEC center: 60.427 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.292 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 80.697 degrees

Field radius: 1.639 degrees

Locations: SkyStar Observatory, Ramona, CA, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


I bet most of you didn't recognize the name....neither did I. After some research, I discovered that this is the nebula's true name.

The image is an SHO blend of the Hubble Pallet.

100x300 Ha
47x300 OIII
18x300 SII

50 darks, flats, bias



Carl Weber
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • Westerhout 5   The Soul Nebula, 


            Carl Weber
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            Carl Weber


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Westerhout 5   The Soul Nebula, 


            Carl Weber