The Heart Nebula (IC1805) is about 7500 ly. away from our earth and located in constellation Cassiopeia. It was already discovered by William Herschel in 1787. With a bit of fantasy one can guess why the nebula was named Heart Nebula. The Heart Nebula is an emission nebula consisting of ionized hydrogen gas and dark dust lanes.
|Location||Böblingen / Germany|
|Object||Heart Nebula (IC1805)|
|Guiding||yes, DMK31AU03.AS via OAG|
|Telescope||8" GSO Newtonian|
|Luminance||10x 800s, bin: 1x1|
|Red||10x 200s, bin: 2x2|
|Green||10x 200s, bin: 2x2|
|Blue||10x 200s, bin: 2x2|
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