Heart Nebula (IC1805), Hubble Palette
RA: 02h 35m 04s (J2000)
Dec: +61degrees 34' 36" (J2000)
PA: 0 degrees
IC 1805 is a young star
cluster surrounded by Ha emitting nebulosity, located in the
deal of interesting detail within IC 1805 that can
be best appreciated in Ha light, as shown here in
an image that I captured several years ago.
More information about this region can
be found at Rob
Dates: October 8 and October 11,
FSQ106 at f5 on the Takahashi NJP
Autoguider: SBIG ST-402 with
60mm guidescope, focal length 227mm.
Camera: Apogee U16M at -20C, with
7 position 50mm square filter wheel (Apogee FW50-7S).
Ha, OIII, and SII narrowband
exposure 15 hours (in almost full moonlight).
Calibrated, aligned and
stacked in Maxim, followed
in ImagesPlus (IP). Further
processing in Photoshop CS (16
bit format) using the clipped layer mask method originally described by
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