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Observation by Mark Phillips: IC 1848 Soul Nebula Mosaic

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Mark Phillips


Mark Phillips


2021 Apr 01 - 21:30


2021 Apr 04 - 16:35


The Soul Nebula (IC1848)

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Field centre

RA: 02h55m
Dec: +60°26'
Position angle: +165°34'

Field size

2°03' × 1°20'

  • 250mm f4.8 Newtonian, MPCC
  • QHY168C @-15°C, Tri-band filter
  • NINA, APP, Photoshop

10x300s for each of 5 panes


Edinburgh, UK

Target name

Soul Nebula


IC 1848 Soul Nebula Mosaic

About this image

Too big for my field of view so I set out to do a 4-pane mosaic. First results had an annoying gap so added a filler set the next night. Astro Pixel Processor does an amazing job of stitching together and blending panes taken on different nights and conditions.

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