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The Heart Nebula: Valentine's Day Edition, 


            Alex Roberts
The Heart Nebula: Valentine's Day Edition
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The Heart Nebula: Valentine's Day Edition

Technical card

Dates:Nov. 12, 2019Nov. 16, 2019

Baader H-Alpha 36mm 7nm: 75x420" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader O III 36mm 8nm: 60x420" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 15.8 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 16.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 92.03%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean FWHM: 1.50

Temperature: 10.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3241769

RA center: 2h 33' 11"

DEC center: +61° 20' 6"

Pixel scale: 2.319 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.658 degrees

Field radius: 1.768 degrees

Resolution: 4419x3256

Locations: Williamson AZ Home, Prescott, Arizona, United States

Data source: Backyard


In honor of St. Valentine's Day, here is a complete reprocess of my Heart Nebula image from last November. This time in HOO, to bring out the red.



Alex Roberts
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The Heart Nebula: Valentine's Day Edition, 


            Alex Roberts