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IC 1805
IC 1805 - The Heart Nebula

 

Subject

IC 1805 - The Heart Nebula in mapped color

Location

Placentia, California

Date

November 2009

Optics

Takahashi FSQ106-ED. Focal Length 387mm at f3.65

Mount

AP900GTO

Camera

QSI 583WS

Filters

Astrodon Narrowband Filters: Ha 3nm, Oiii 3nm, Sii 5nm

Guiding

SBIG ST-402ME on Borg 50. Focal Length 250mm at f5

Exposure

Sii (5nm): 28 x 15 minutes sub-exposure = 420 minutes, Bin 1x1. Mapped as Red

Ha (3nm): 28 x 15 minutes sub-exposure = 420 minutes, Bin 1x1. Mapped as Green. Also used as Luminance

Oiii (3nm): 32 x 15 minutes sub-exposure = 480 minutes, Bin 1x1. Mapped as Blue

Software

MaxImDL 5, Photoshop CS4

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