IC 1795

IC 1795

Constellation: Casseopiea
Ra: 2h 26.5m
Dec: +62d 4m
Image Size: 40'x40'
North: Upper right

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Description

NASA Astronomical Picture of the Day (APOD) December 10, 2009
Astronomy Magazine Reader Gallery March 2010, page 70
IC 1795 is an extnesion of the larger Heart Nebula, IC 1805, in Cassiopeia at RA 2 hr 26.5 min and DEC +62 deg 4 min,with an apparent diameter of 20 arc min. This is a narrowband image using the Hubble Palette for color mapping, where blue = OIII, green – H-a and red = SII. Red, green and blue data were also blended in for star colors.

Exposure: 17.5 hrs Total; 13 hrs H-a, OIII,, SII; 4.5 hrs RGB
Telescope: RCOS 16" RC f/8.9 tube
Mount: Software Bisque Paramount ME
Oag: Astrodon MonsterMOAG
Acquisition: CCD AutoPilot4
Calibration: CCDStack2
Observatory Site: Sierra-Remote Observatories, Shaver Lake, CA
Camera: Apogee U16M
Filters: Astrodon 3nm OIII, H-a, SII, Gen 2 RGB
Guider: SBIG ST-402
Camera Operation: MaximDL4.62
Processing: Photoshop CS3
Image Date: 08/26/2009

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