The Heart nebula (IC1805), an emission nebula located in the Perseus arm of our galaxy. The nebula spans around 4 times the diameter of the full moon and is estimated to be around 7,500 light-years from Earth.
Date Taken: 11/30/2013 Photographer:
Angel Soto Planas Location: Alamogordo NM
Orion ED80T CF Triplet Apochromatic Refractor Telescope
Canon 60Da Processing: Photos stacked in Nebulosity, levels and curves in PhotoShop CS-6 Exposure: 30 X180sec ISO3200 and 12 X 300sec ISO3200 Other Equipment Used: Orion Magnificent Mini AutoGuider / Baader UHC-S Filter
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The Orion ED80T CF is perfect for the amateur astrophotographer and visual enthusiast. This 80mm aperture apochromatic refractor provides true to color views and images. It is light weight and portable so you can view and photograph anywhere.
Compact, all-in-one autoguiding solution with everything you need to optimize astrophotography accuracy. Includes Mini 50mm guide scope, StarShoot AutoGuider, adjustable bracket, and more. Works with photographic telescopes up to 1500mm focal length.
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