IC 1805

IC 1805

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This luminous pillar of star forming hydrogen clouds spanning light years across the firmament is the core of IC 1805, the “Heart Nebula”. This image is in memory of my daughter, Faith.



Date Imaged       :

December 6 - 27, 2008

Lens       :

Astrophysics 5

Camera       :

Atik 16HR

Exposure       :

14.6 hours

Filter       :

Astronomik HaRGB 34,180,180,180x10min

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio, Philippines