IC 1805 (Heart Nebula) and IC 1848 (Soul Nebula)
Magnitude: 6.5 (open star clusters)
here is approximately 5.0 x 2.6 degrees, at an image scale of
6,150 light years
RA: 2h 32m 41s
Dec: 61 degrees 27' 25"
IC 1805 and IC 1848 are young star
surrounded by Ha emitting nebulosity, located in the constellation
Cassiopeia. The above image is a mosaic of IC 1805 (left) and IC
(right) taken on two separate dates (details below). There is a
deal of interesting detail within
this image that can
be best appreciated on the higher resolution view, as well as in
previous images shown here, here,
here for more information about this object.
Date: December 30, 2006 (IC 1805) and September 2, 2007 (IC
FSQ106 at f5 on the Takahashi NJP
Autoguider: SBIG ST-402 with
Camera: STL11K -20C.
Filters: Baader 7nm
Ha filter (50mm unmounted).
Exposures for each panel: Ha- 12
x 20' = 4 hours per panel; 8 hours total.
Conditions: Temperature 24 degrees
F for IC 1805 and 60 degrees F for IC 1848).
Calibrated, aligned, and Sigma Clip combined
in Maxim, followed
in ImagesPlus (IP). Further processing in Photoshop CS (16
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may not be reproduced without author permission.
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