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IC 1848, IC 1805 - 7.1.2016 at 00.00 Paimio, Kevola Observation number 47305

Visibility IV / V

Mikko Heino, Turun Ursa

Photographed at the Tursa Ursa observatory in Kevola, Paimion. Frost -25c, but still the equipment works flawlessly. Headlight for your new CCD camera.

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  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • IC 1848, IC 1805
    • Näyttävä
  • 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.

Technical information

Camera Atik One 6.0, lens Canon 200mm L f2.8 (f3.5), Astrodon narrowband filters. Light Ha 12x900s, SII 7x900s and OIII 7x900s. Tripod 10micron 3000 hps (unguided). Processing Pixinsight.

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