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IC 1848 - The Embryo Nebula

IC1848 is also known as the Embryo Nebula (or occasionally the Soul Nebula due to its proximity to the Heart Nebula). It is approximately 7500 light years distant in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

Narrowband

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This is a false-colour version with Red=SII, Green=H-alpha, and Blue=OIII.

Takahashi Sky 90 at f/4.5
SBIG STL-4020M (remote head)
Takahashi EM-200
H-Alpha: 4 hours
OIII: 2 hours
SIII: 2 hours
Processed with Maxim/DL, CCDStack, and Photoshop CS4
Noel Carboni's Astronomy Tools

HaRGB

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This is a blend of red, green, and blue, mixed with H-alpha.

Takahashi Sky 90 at f/4.5
SBIG STL-4020M (self-guided)
Hutech LPS Filter
H-Alpha: 130 minutes (10 minute subs)
R:50, G:50, B:50 (5 minute subs)
Processed in Maxim/DL and Photoshop
Noel Carboni's Astronomy Tools Actions


H-Alpha

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