IC 1795

Posted by on Jul 18, 2015

IC 1795

IC 1795 / NGC 896 is an emission nebula in the constellation Cassiopeia.  A star forming region, the intense red color comes from hydrogen photon emissions.  Also visible in this nebula are dark lanes of obscuring dust.  The nebula is approximately 6000 light years distant. The brighter region of the nebula is also labeled NGC 896.

Raw images:
Ha(3nm): 4 x 10min  (Tot: 40 min) Bin:2x2
Seeing: 3"

Equipment used:
ASA N12 Astrograph F/3.6
3" Wynne Reducer Corrector 0.73x
Atik 490 EX camera @-20C
No guiding

Astrodon Ha 3nm

Valla Observatory (FROSON, Sweden)
Feb 27, 2015

Image processing:
Images calibrated and processed in AstroPix
Calibration by applying Flat-Field
Registration with the AstroPix registration tool.
Color image with the AstroPix RGB mix tool.
Noise removal with the AstroPix Noise removal tool.

Image palette:
Only red channel used

 Image information:
Scale: 0.92 arcsec/pix
FOW: 52x42 arcmin

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