Location of photoDalby, Sweden
Date/Time of photoSept 24, 2008
EquipmentModified Canon 20Da with 200 mm lens @ f3.2 and Kenko R-64 deep red filter. Camera mounted piggyback on Celestron NexStar 11 GPS. Guiding with the NS11 at f3.3 with Meade DSI/PHD Guiding. The image is an average of twenty ten-minute exposures. Post processing with ImagesPlus and Photoshop.
DescriptionThe IC1805/IC1848 nebula complex is located in Cassiopeia about 4 deg north of the great Double Cluster in Perseus. The open cluster near the center of the image is NGC1027. Also note the small cluster Czernik 13 in the upper right quadrant of the image.