IC1848 - The Soul Nebula - in H-Alpha


The Soul Nebula IC1848 - Sometimes called The Baby Nebula due to the uncanny resemblance to an infant in utero
STL11000 / FSQ
Astronomik 6nm H-Alpha filter
12 x 20 minutes on AP900GTO
Flesherton, Ontario, Canada
Sept 7st, 2008
Ambient temp +11C; camera temp -20C; No Moon
Images captured, aligned in CCDSoft v5.0
Aligned and combined in Maxim
Curves and slight sharpening in PS CS2
One pass of Reduce Noise in PS CS2