British Astronomical Association
Supporting amateur astronomers since 1890

BAA Images Callum Scott Wingrove

Observation by Callum Scott Wingrove: The Heart Nebula (IC 1805)

Uploaded by

Callum Scott Wingrove

Observer

Callum Scott Wingrove

Observed

2020 Nov 04 - 20:00

Uploaded

2020 Nov 14 - 12:33

Objects

IC1805

Planetarium overlay









Constellation

Cassiopeia

Field centre

RA: 02h33m
Dec: +61°26'
Position angle: +104°13'

Field size

2°57' × 3°48'

Equipment
  • William Optics RedCat51
  • Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro
  • ASI1600MM Pro
  • ZWO narrowband filters
  • ASIAIR Pro
Exposure

30 x 300s Ha, 40 x 180s OIII, 24 x 300s SII, Gain 200, Size 2.96 x 3.81 deg

Location

Stanmore, Greater London (Bortle 8)

Target name

The Heart Nebula (IC 1805)

Title

The Heart Nebula (IC 1805)

About this image

Shot over two nights this was the first major test of the ZWO EAF (electronic auto focus) on my WO RedCat51.  Very plug and play and whilst I initially verified focus with the Bahtinov mask I'm now confident I can trust the EAF to set the focus and adjust between filters automatically.

Files associated with this observation
Like this image
Copyright of all images and other observations submitted to the BAA remains with the owner of the work. Reproduction of work by third parties is expressly forbidden without the consent of the copyright holder. By submitting images to this online gallery, you grant the BAA permission to reproduce them in any of our publications.