Derby and District Astronomical Society

IC 1848
The Soul Nebula

Emission Nebula in Cassiopeia      RA 02h 55m 24s  Dec +60° 24m 36s

The following images of the Soul Nebula were created with data taken by Chris Callaway on 17 February 2020 and 28 February 2021 from Coalville. The image comprises 12 x 10 minute subs of Ha, Oiii and Sii. Equipment was a Takahashi 106, the camera was an Atik 16200 with Atik filter wheel and filters, the mount was a Paramount MyT. The images were stacked in Astroart with further processing taking place in Photoshop. In the Hubble palette image Sii was assigned to Red, Ha to Green and Oiii to Blue. In the second image Ha was assigned to Red, Oiii to Green and Sii to Blue. The nebulosity on the right of the image is from the Heart Nebula.  Image © Chris Callaway.