Widefield of region containing IC1848 (Soul Nebula) and IC1805 (Heart Nebula)

IC1848 Widefield
All Images Copyright Steve Cannistra

Please click here for a medium-sized view (40%)
Please click here for a medium-sized view with labels

RA: 2h 54m 09s (J2000)
Dec: 60 degrees 55' 24" (J2000)
PA:  +270 degrees

This is a widefield view of the region containing IC1848 and IC1805, taken with the U16M and a Pentax 200mm lens at f5.6.  Both IC1848 and IC 1805 are young star clusters surrounded by Ha emitting nebulosity, located in the constellation Cassiopeia.  Please check out the larger version, as well as the version with labels.  More information about this region can be found at Rob Gendler's website.

Photographic Details:
Dates:  September 4, 5, 6, 2015
Scope:  Pentax 200mm lens at f5.6
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)
Baader narrowband and LRGB filters, 50mm square
Exposures:  Ha, 6 hours; RGB, total of 4 hours
Post-processing:  Calibrated, aligned, and stacked in Maxim, followed by DDP in ImagesPlus (IP).  Further processing in Photoshop CS (16 bit format).   
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