Observation by Ian Sharp: IC 1805 The Heart Nebula in HHOO

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Mr Ian David Sharp


Ian Sharp


2021 Oct 21 - 00:00


2021 Nov 06 - 15:26


The Heart Nebula (IC1805)

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Field centre

RA: 02h32m
Dec: +61°26'
Position angle: +90°58'

Field size

2°54' × 1°55'

  • Takahashi FSQ-85EDX f/5.3 Quadruplet APO Refractor
  • QHY268C CMOS OSC Camera
  • Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 Pro Mount
  • Pegasus Astro FocusCube2 auto focuser
  • ZWO 60mm F/4.67 guide scope
  • ZWO ASI290MM Mini mono guide camera
  • Optolong Dual-Band L-eXtreme Filter
  • Starlight Xpress 5 position 2" filter wheel

48 x 600s


Ham Observatory, Near Selsey, UK

Target name

IC 1805 The Heart Nebula


IC 1805 The Heart Nebula in HHOO

About this image

Taken around the time of the Full Moon. This is an HHOO rendition using the Ha and OIII data from the Optolong L-eXtreme dual band filter.

More details and a larger image are here: http://www.astro-sharp.com/2021/11/06/the-heart-nebula-revisited/

Details and pictures of the setup are here: http://www.astro-sharp.com/2021/09/29/my-new-deep-sky-imaging-setup/


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