IC 1805 (Heart Nebula) Widefield in Hydrogen Alpha
Magnitude: 6.5 (open star cluster)
here is approximately 3.9 x 2.6 degrees, at an image scale of
6,150 light years
RA: 2h 32m 41s
Dec: 61 degrees 27' 25"
IC 1805 is a young star cluster
surrounded by Ha emitting nebulosity, located in the constellation
Cassiopeia. There is a great 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 and here.
here for more information about this object.
Date: December 30, 2006.
FSQ106 at f5 on the G11 Losmandy
Autoguider: SBIG STV with
Filter: Baader 7nm
x 20' unbinned, total exposure 4
Conditions: Temperature 24 degrees F, good
transparency, average seeing, clear, bright moonlight.
Calibrated, aligned, and Sigma Clip combined
in Maxim, followed
in ImagesPlus (IP). Further processing in Photoshop CS (16
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