Heart Nebula – IC1805

The Heart Nebula IC1805 – it is kind of obvious why it got its name. The Heart Nebula is an emission nebula and star forming region of almost 200 light-years across, located within the Perseus Arm of our Milky Way galaxy, about 7500 light-years away in the northern constellation Cassiopeia.

This is a two-color narrowband composite using Ha and OIII data taken at Deep Sky West. I will definitely come back to this target wit the full narrowband data set.


Exposure: Ha, OIII (17,15) x 1800sec Date: 2015-11-01…06
Setup: Takahashi FSQ106 EDXIII with QSI 683WSG-8 Site: Deep Sky West Observatory, NM, USA

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