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NGC 896, also catalogued as IC 1795, is an emission nebula located at the narrow tip of IC 1805, the Heart Nebula in the constellation Cassiopeia. This image was taken with narrowband filters (Halpha, OIII and SII) and mapped to a modified Hubble Color Palette.
Name(s): NGC 896. IC 1795. The Fishhead Nebula.
Type: Emission Nebula
RA: 02h 24m 47s
Dec: +61º 53’ 52”
Size (arcmin): 27×13 arcmin
Distance: 7500 ly
Date: 2020-12-01 to 2020-12-31
Location: Curiosity2 Observatory, New Mexico Skies, Mayhill, NM, USA
Size (arcmin): 31×30 arcmin
Telescope: 24” (61 cm) f/6.5 Reflector
Camera: FLI PL16803 (4096x4096pix)
Guiding: Astrodon MonsterMOAG off-axis guider
Total exposure: 21 hours (Ha: 9.5 h; OIII: 4.5 h; SII: 5.5 h; RGB: 1.5 h)
Processing: CCDStack, Photoshop CC 2021