IC 1805, The Heart Nebula in Casseopeia
Imaging Camera: QSI540wsg
Imaging Scope: SVR90T
Guide Camera: SX Lodestar
Mount: Meade 10"LX200R
Filters: Astrodon 5nm Ha, OIII, SII, RGB
Exposure: Five hours Ha, ten hours SII, ten hours OIII in 20 minute subs.
RGB 1.5 hours each 4 min subs
Processing: AIP4WIN and PS CS2. Center Crop.
Date: 8/28/10 - 9/8/10
Location: My front driveway. Morristown, NJ
This image is dedicated to my father, Dr Roman Nito Santiago who passed away on 9/12/10. He had the greatest "heart" of all.
NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) 9/25/10
Anacortes Telescope Photo of the Day 9/24/10
The Cosmic Tour: 1001 Must See Images From Across the Universe by Piers Bizony 2011 p. 211