Massapoag Pond Photography

Heart Nebula IC 1805 in Cassiopeia

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Hydrogen Emission Nebula
02h 132m 42.0s +61° 27' 00"
60 X 6 minute frames ISO 800 with darks and flats
Canon 350D modified by Hap.
Orion Atlas mount Guided with Astro IIDC through Meade SN-6" with I.S. DMK 21AF04.AS
Nebulosity for stacking, Photoshop CS2 for post processing
Transparency , Seeing , Temperature 45 °F
IC 1805 is a young star cluster surrounded by Ha emitting nebulosity, located in the constellation Cassiopeia. This region is also known as the "Heart Nebula," since it resembles a heart. You can see a small and bright region in the upper left-hand side, which has an another number of NGC 1795.
Orion 80ED, WO 0.8 FR, with Astronomik CLS Filter
Massapoag Pond Observatory Lunenburg, MA - Oct. 3rd & 4th 2008
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IC 1805 Heart Nebula