SFT 8300 First Light, Heart Neb. | Richard D. Walker

Photographer
Richard D. Walker
Email
walker.group@hotmail.com
Location of photo
Rapid City, South Dakota
Date/Time of photo
January 3-5, 2013
Equipment
Camera: SBIG STF 8300 CCD operating @ -30c (40%-50% capacity) Baader 36 mm narrowband filters and SBIG FW5 filter wheel SII: 20 minute subs totaling 4 hours 20 minutes (Red) Ha: 20 minute subs totaling 4 hours 40 minutes (Green) OIII: 20 minute subs totaling 5 hours 30 minutes (Blue) Color Mapping: Hubble, SHO Total intergration: 14.5 hours Mount Losmandy G11 Imaging Scope: TMB 92ss Triplet Guide Scope: Vixen 70mm fl:900mm Guide Camera: Lodestar Capture Software: Nebulosity Guide Software: PHD
Description
The Heart Nebula & NGC 0896, emission nebuli in the Perseus Arm of the Milky Way Galaxy in the constellation Cassiopeia. 7,500 ly from Earth.