IC 1871 Cassiopeia 2

Posted by on Jun 5, 2016

IC 1871 Cassiopeia 2

IC1871 is a part of the "Soul" nebula (IC1848). If you look at a wide field image of the Soul nebula, it is the portion near the dark lane on the upper left side. This nebula is located around 6500 light years away in the constellation Cassiopeia.

Raw images:
Ha: 4 x 10min  (Tot: 40 min) Bin:2x2
OIII: 2 x 20min  (Tot: 20 min) Bin:3x3
SII: 2 x 10min  (Tot: 20 min) Bin:3x3
Seeing: 3"

Equipment used:
ASA N12 Astrograph F/3.6
3" Corrector 0.95x
Atik 490 EX camera @-20C
No guiding

Astrodon Ha 3nm, OIII 5nm, SII 5nm

Valla Observatory (FROSON, Sweden)
November 20, 2015

Image processing:
Images calibrated and processed in AstroPix
Calibration by applying Flat-Field
Registration, curves and levels in AstroPix
Color image with Astropix and Photoshop

Image palette:
Ha - Red, SII - Green, OIII - Blue 

 Image information:
Scale: 0.71arcsec/pix
FOW: 32x40 arcmin

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