IC 1848

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IC 1848 Open Cluster and Sh2-199 Emission Nebula in Cassiopeia
Date September 19-23, 2013
Exposure HαRGB 1020:30:30:30 (Hα+R 75/25 for red channel; Hα for Lum)
Camera STL11000M with AstroDon Gen II filters (water-assisted cooling)
Telescope ASA 10N f/3.7 on AP900GTO CP3
Guiding Remote guide head with Mini Borg 50mm
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS5,  GradientXterminator, AstroActions
Comments Moderate to good seeing; nearly full moon; acquired with CCD Commander


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IC 1848 Open Cluster and Emission Nebula in Cassiopeia
Date 10/4 - 10/18/2009
Exposure SIIHaOIII 120:285:285 (15 minutes subs; 11 hours total)
Camera STL11000m with Baader narrow band filters
Telescope ASA 10N f/3.6 on Losmandy G11 w/Gemini
Guiding Remote guide head with Mini Borg 50mm
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS3, FITS Liberator, GradientXterminator
Comments Moderate seeing most nights

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IC 1848 Open Cluster and Emission Nebula in Cassiopeia
Date 10/10 and 10/11/2008
Exposure Ha 900s x 20 (~5 hours)
Camera STL11000m with Astronomik Hα filter
Telescope ASA 10N f/3.6 on Losmandy G11 w/Gemini
Guiding Remote guide head with E-finder
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS3, NeatImage
Comments Poor seeing both nights with some clouds; image cropped

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Click HERE for the hydrogen alpha (Ha) data.

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IC 1848 Open Cluster and Emission Nebula in Cassiopeia
Date 9/2/2005
Exposure HaGB 120:25:25 (Ha used for red channel)
Camera SXV-H9 with Schuler filters
Telescope Takahashi Sky90 f/4.5 on Losmandy G11 w/Gemini
Guiding ST-4 on AT1010 (side-by-side)
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS
Comments Clear and mild with a few high clouds floating through

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