The Heart Nebula
Constellation Cassiopeia, RA 02h 34m Dec +61 30

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The Heart Nebula, IC 1805

About this object

Image of the Heart nebula taken with a Stellarvue SV60 and Canon 60Da. The Heart nebula lies within the constellation Cassiopeia. Its a bright emission nebula made up ionized hydrogen gas which glows red in the shape of a heart.

Image Details

  • Optics : Stellarvue SV60 f5.5
  • Mount: Astrotrac
  • Camera: Canon 60Da
  • Filters: None
  • Exposure: 20 @ 3min ISO 3200
  • Camera/Mount Control: Interval timer
  • Location: Chiefland star party, Chiefland FL
  • Date: Nov 14
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