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Jelieta Walinski Ph.D
Hickiwan RV Park, Why, AZ, USA
11:38 pm

Equipment Details:

Telescope: Celestron NexStar Evolution
9.25 235mm (9.25) f/10
Schmidt Cassegrain
Telrad Reflex Sight Finder -Bright White-
1000 1-4
ZWO AsiAir Pro
ZWO Standard Electronic Automatic
Focuser EAF-5V
Starizona Hyperstar 4 HS4-C925
Optolong Ha filter
Mount: Motorized And Computerized
Fork Mount
Dew Heater
Dew Shield
Stacking & Calibrating: Deep Sky
Processing: Bridge and Photoshop CC
PC laptop (to stack & process images)
3TB external Drive

Post-processing Details:

370 X 20s
100 flats
100 darks
100 biases
Files downloaded to Bridge
Stacked in Deep Sky Stacker
Processed in Photoshop CC

Image Details:

I am a woman who enjoys gathering lights from the dark!

With the frozen hands, cold face, and shivering body I was able to capture this IC 1805 or Heart Nebula. I have nothing to offer to my husband but the most beautiful deep red heart from the darkest sky of South Arizona, USA. As a photographer who loves to discover beauty of the dark sky the cold night is nothing for me as long as I can capture this beauty. My first Heart Nebula dedicated to my most loving, caring, and supportive husband James W. I Love You! You are the wind beneath my wings.