Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1805
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The heart of the Heart Nebula, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker
The heart of the Heart Nebula
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The heart of the Heart Nebula

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The heart of the Heart Nebula, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker
The heart of the Heart Nebula
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The heart of the Heart Nebula

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 21, 2019 ·  Sept. 30, 2021
Frames:
Astrodon H-alpha 5nm: 11×600(1h 50′) bin 1×1
Astrodon OIII 5nm: 12×900(3h) bin 1×1
Astrodon RGB: 30×120(1h) bin 2×2
Integration:
5h 50′
Avg. Moon age:
22.79 days
Avg. Moon phase:
43.28%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5065309

RA center: 02h33m56s.9

DEC center: +61°2602

Pixel scale: 1.203 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.802 degrees

Field radius: 0.638 degrees

Resolution: 3016x2344

File size: 591.6 KB

Locations: Hall's Harbour Observatory (H2O), Hall's Harbour, NS, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

The centre portion of the Heart Nebula, in modified HOO palette, with RGB stars.

Comments

Revisions

  • The heart of the Heart Nebula, 



    
        

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    Original
  • The heart of the Heart Nebula, 



    
        

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    B
  • Final
    The heart of the Heart Nebula, 



    
        

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    C

B

Description: I was not happy with the sharpening artifacts in the first version. This version is a lot cleaner.

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C

Description: Cleaner stars, and I was able to do a bit of sharpening using masks, to avoid artifacts.

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Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

The heart of the Heart Nebula, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker