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IC 1805 + IC 1848 - 6.3.2019 at 00.00 - 6.3.2019 at 01.00 Kolari, Äkäslompolo Observation number 81782

Visibility V / V

Lauri Turunen, Corona Borealis, Rovaniemi

On a ski vacation came the deep space described in the evening when the sky was clear. Here’s a 50-minute exposure with a 200mm lens from my favorite subjects Heart and Soul Nebula.



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  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • IC 1805 + IC 1848
    • Erittäin näyttävä
  • Constellation
    • Cassiopeia
  • Darkness
    • Good
  • Seeing
    • Good
  • 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

Canon 6D astromod, Canon 200mm f / 2.8, Astronomik CL, Astrotrac. ISO3200, f / 5.0, 31 x 100s. Pixinsight, Lightroom

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