IC 1848 the Soul nebula | steven coates

Photographer
steven coates
Email
stevencoates_pa@cox.net
Location of photo
Ocala, Florida
Date/Time of photo
Taken November 8 and 9, 2012 Ocala, Florida
Equipment
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
Description
Emission nebulas are areas of star formation. The red glow is from ionized Hydrogen atoms that have become excited from the surrounding "new-born" stars. The dark areas are bands of dense dust.
Website
http://coatesastrophotography.com/p840667703/h4dcc0c10#h4ae8f618