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is a large nebula on the border between Cassiopeia and Perseus. The
name "Hearth" is from the shape, that in this image is only partial due
to the limited imaging field.
This image include many parts with different catalogue names: IC 1805 is
the open cluster near the center, the main nebula is Sh2-190, or LBN
655 and 654; Ced 6a and 6b are the bright patch on the right (also named
LBN 645-646-648); many dark nebulas are catalogued as LDN objects.
(single exp of 10 min)
EOS 5D with Baader filter
||Colle dell'Agnello (CN, Italian Alps) at 2700 m height
|21 August 2012
on an 80mm f/5 refractor
||T= +13°C, RH=60%
|Sky brightness at
zenith (with SQM-L)
||North up, inclinated 20° toward the right.