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Wednesday, August 26

IC 1848 (Soul Nebula)

My latest offering from Monday night this week is an image of the Soul Nebula, or more accurately IC1848. This is a beautiful open cluster with nebulosity to the east of the double cluster in Perseus.

Many images include the Heart Nebula which is a couple of degrees to the west of the Soul. I'll try and catch that one in my next imaging session and make a composite image of the two.

Unfortunately, I failed one of the 5 F's (framing the shot) by cutting the head off the Soul...

William Optics ZS80 with 0.8x Field Flattener (436mm f/5.5)
Canon 300D Baader Modified
14 x 5minute exposures @ ISO800
Darks, Flats & Bias with Sigma Clip Median Stack in ImagesPlus


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