Fish Head Nebula


IC 1795 is also known as a Fish Head Nebula. It's a star forming region in the northern constellation Cassiopeia at distance of about 6000 light years. IC 1795 is a part of the large nebula complex known as IC 1805, the Heart Nebula.

Equipment and processing

Telescope: Orion 8 inch F5

Mount: Orion Atlas

Camera: ST 8300M

Filters: Baader Ha,SII,OIII 7nm

Guiding: PHD

Processing: PixInsight

Capture software: Maxim

Exposures: Ha: bin1 60x600 OIII: bin1 60x600 SII: bin2 50x600

Location: Parsippany,NJ