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IC1805 the Heart nebula

IC 1805 the Heart nebula (NGC 896 located in the upper right corner of image)
~7,500 light years from Earth
Emission nebula in the constellation Cassiopeia
Imaged November 10, 11 and 18, 2012 from Ocala, Florida
RGB: 1 hour Red, 1 hour Green and 1 hour 6 min Blue (binned 1x1)
Ha: 2 hour 15 min (binned 1x1)
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PS CS5
Orion 80mm EON (FL 480mm)
Orion 50mm guide scope with SSAG
QSI 683 ws
Losmandy G-11 with Gemini II
Astrodon Tru-balance E-Series Generation II LRGB filters
Baader 7 nm Ha filter

IC1805 the Heart nebula