IC1848 - Soul nebula

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The Soul nebula, (Westerhout 5, Sharpless 2-199, LBN 667) is an emission nebulae in Cassiopeia. Several small open clusters are embedded in the nebula: CR 34, 632, 634 in the head and IC1848 in the body. The object is more commonly called by the cluster designation IC1848. Due to a bad framing during the first session the head was not completely imaged, so I decided to correct the error. During the very few clear nights on november and december I managed to add 2 hours per channel, even though the resolution suffered the 2x2 binning.

Optic SW ED80 + 0,85 Reducer/Flattener
Camera Atik 383L+
Filters Baader L, R, G, B 36mm
Mount NEQ6 with EQASCOM
SW 70/500 with AlCCD5
Frame center
RA 02:55:15 DEC 60:21:25 J2000
10th October 2015
S.Barthelemy, Aosta Valley, Italy
Exposures L 18x900s bin 1x1 @-10°C
R 6x600s + 24x300s bin 2x2
G 6x600s + 24x300s bin 2x2
B 6x600s + 24x300s bin 2x2

Integration time - 13h 30m





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