The Heart Nebula (IC 1805)

Posted by bluedandelion
on Thursday, November 20, 2014

IC1805, or the Heart Nebula.The Heart Nebula (IC1805) is an emission nebula in the constellation of Cassiopeia. The green channel is suppressed a little and the blue has been pushed a little to modify the traditional Hubble palette.
S-II : 30x15 mins with a Baader 8 nm filter, mapped to Red
H-alpha: 26x 15 mins with a Baader 7nm filter, mapped to Green
OIII : 28x15 mins with a Baader 8.5 nm filter, mapped to Blue
Total of 21 hours. Taken with an APM80/500 and an Atik 383L+.
Imaged and processed in Sep-Oct 2014. Thanks for looking.
Ajay Narayanan

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