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Contains:  IC 1848, IC 1871
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IC 1848, 



    
        

            Carl Weber
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IC 1848

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Dates:Aug. 3, 2019

Frames: 165x300"

Integration: 13.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.34%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3221936

RA center: 2h 52' 40"

DEC center: +60° 18' 46"

Pixel scale: 2.293 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 350.849 degrees

Field radius: 0.938 degrees


Resolution: 2176x1986

Locations: SkyStar Observatory, Ramona, CA, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

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IC 1848 is a hollow cavity within the Soul Nebula. It is a region of star formation with numerous pillars with star birth at the tips. These pillars are similar to the famous "Pillars of Creation" in M16. Dark dust can also be seen surrounding the cavity.

Starnet was used to process the nebula by itself. The stars were then added back in. Finally Ha was applied as a luminance layer to the stack.

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IC 1848, 



    
        

            Carl Weber