The Details
Object
IC 1848 The Fetus Nebula in Cassiopeia
Optics
Takahashi FSQ-106 at f/5
Platform
Astro-Physics 1200 GTO
Camera
SBIG ST-10XME
Filters
Custom Scientific 3nm Hydrogen-Alpha
Date
15 September 2004
Location
Mount Laguna, San Diego County, CA
Exposure
Ha 6 x 1800 sec 1x1 bin
Software
Maxim DL/CCD, Registar, Photoshop
Orientation
Field of View: 01°37’ x 01°05’ centered on RA 02h54m15s
DEC 60°21’22”. North angle 357.7°; east 90° CCW from north
Notes
IC 1848 is also known as Sharpless 2-199 and the Soul Nebula. The nearby Heart Nebula (IC 1805) and IC 1848 form what is informally known as the Double Nebula, named for their close proximity to the more famous Double Cluster in Perseus.

 

 

 

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