Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1795  ·  IC 1805  ·  IC 1831  ·  NGC 1027  ·  NGC 896
IC-1805 Heart Nebula, 



    
        

            Perry Hambrick
IC-1805 Heart Nebula
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IC-1805 Heart Nebula

IC-1805 Heart Nebula, 



    
        

            Perry Hambrick
IC-1805 Heart Nebula
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IC-1805 Heart Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
William Optics Redcat 51
Imaging Cameras
ASI 1600 MC Cool ZWO
Filters
Badaar 7nm HA Badaar
Software
ZWO ASIAir Pro · Pisinsight 1.8
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
ZWO 30mm f/4 Mini Guide Scope

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 30, 2020
Frames:
32x600" (5h 20')
Integration:
5h 20'
Avg. Moon age:
13.52 days
Avg. Moon phase:
98.24%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3898185

RA center: 02h34m39s.1

DEC center: +61°3809

Pixel scale: 3.157 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 262.817 degrees

Field radius: 2.111 degrees

Resolution: 3594x3204

Locations: Home, Yukon , Oklahoma , United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Heart Nebula, IC 1805, lies some 7500 light years away from Earth and is located in the Perseus Arm of the Galaxy in the constellation Cassiopeia. It was discovered by William Herschel on 3 November 1787. It is an emission nebula showing glowing ionized hydrogen gas and darker dust lanes.

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