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The Heart Nebula lies some 7500 light years away from Earth and is located in the Perseus arm of the Galaxy in the constellation Cassiopeia. This is an emission nebula showing glowing gas and darker dust lanes. The nebula is formed by plasma of ionized hydrogen and free electrons.
Equipment: Exposure details: Location:
Telescope: TEC180FL
Mount: Astro Physics Mach1GTO
Camera: SBIG ST-10XME
Filters: Astrodon HaOIIISII
Ha: 2x20min
OIII: 2x20min
SII: 2x20min
Chalkida, Euvoia, Greece
N 38o30'02'' - E 23o33'26''
Elevation:0m
13 July 2008
Image details:
Acquisition: MaxImDL Reduction/stacking: MaxImDL HaOIIISII combine: MaxImDL
Final creation: Photoshop CS3
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