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IC 1805, IC 1848 - 28.9.2014 at 01.30 Orimattila Observation number 30710

Visibility III / V

Toni Veikkolainen, Keski-Uudenmaan Altair

The decent joint portrait of the Mist of the Soul (IC 1848) and the Mist of the Heart (IC 1805) definitely had to be grabbed when the starry sky made it possible. The trail was on a completely different level than a few weeks ago in Järvenpää, although without filters there is nothing that the stellar Milky Way drowns in the splendor of the fog. These are also very red-winning targets. In the picture, Soul Mist is on the left and Heart Mist is on the right.

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  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • IC 1805, IC 1848
    • Keskitaso
  • Constellation
    • Cassiopeia
  • Weather
    • Selkeää, Kuu horisontin alla, ei huurretta kovan tuulen ansiosta
  • Darkness
    • Good
  • Seeing
    • Good
  • Limiting magnitude
    • 6.0
  • Nebulae
    • Emission nebula info

      In an emission nebula the hot stars nearby cause the gas glow. This should not mix with reflection nebula, where the gas is only lit up by nearby stars.

      The appearance of a gas nebula is irregular, and the fainter parts of it need bigger instruments to be visible.


      Emssion nebulae in Cepheus. The bigger part is composed of the nebulae Cederblad 214 (Ced214) and NGC 7822. The lower round nebula is called Sharpless 170 (Sh2-170). Image J-P Metsävainio.


      The Orion nebula. Image Samuli Vuorinen.


      In this 4-degree-field there are emission nebulae Sh2-157, Sh2-158, Sh2-159, Sh2-161 and Sh2-162 (or NGC 7635 aka Bubble Nebula) and open clusters M52 and NGC 7510. Image Juha Kepsu.


      NGC 281 aka Pacman Nebula. The object is in Cassiopeia. Image J-P Metsävainio.


      NGC 896 in Cassiopeia is the tip of Heart Nebula (IC 1805). Image Timo Inkinen.

  • Star clusters and asterisms
    • Open cluster info

      Open cluster is an irregular group of tens or hundreds of stars. It can be visible as separate stars or a bit fuzzy spot with small instrument.

      There is the open cluster M52 on the right edge of the image. The red emission nebula is the Bubble Nebula. Image Jyrki Grönroos.


      The open cluster M45 aka Pleyades. Image Juha Parvio.


      The pair of the open clusters NGC 869 and NGC 884 aka the Double Cluster in Perseus. Image Lauri Kangas.


      M34 is also an open cluster in Perseus. Image Teppo Laitinen.


      The Wild Duck Cluster M11 is an exceptional dense open cluster. Image Jaakko Asikainen.



      The Ptolemy's Cluster M7 is located in a rich-star area of The Milky Way in Sagittarius. Image Toni Veikkolainen.

Technical information

Canon EOS 1100d mod + Nikkor 180mm f / 2.8, total exposure 26 min, as tracking device Astrotrac TT-320X

Comments: 2 pcs
Jaakko Saloranta - 1.10.2014 at 16.52 Report this

Molemmilla kohteilla on IC-designaatio, joka pätee sekä keskellä olevaan tähtijoukkoon että sitä ympäröivään sumuun. Sh 2-199 = NGC 1848 -> "Cl st F, extends 8m f, in F neby" - Barnard.

Toni Veikkolainen - 2.10.2014 at 13.42 Report this

Vaihdoin alkuperäisen kuvan tilalle huomattavasti huolellisemmin käsitellyn version.

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