IC 1848 in the constellation Cassiopeia, is actually a small, bright, magnitude 6.5 cluster of stars located within the emission nebula (Sharpless 2-199, LBN 667, refered to as 'The Soul Nebula'.)  This object is more commonly called by the cluster's designation.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soul_Nebula

 

ABOUT THE IMAGE

DATE/TIME:  Evenings of October 24th and 25th, 2014.

CAMERA:  Canon XSI, 450Da

TELESCOPE:  Orion 100ED @ F/7.65

ISO SETTING:  800

EXPOSURES:  79

EXPOSURE LENGTH:  45x400sec, 34x600sec.

TOTAL EXPOSURE LENGTH:  10hrs 35min.

SUBTRACTIONS: 32 dark frames, 20 flat-frames, 16 dark-flat frames and 10 bias frames.

CAPTURE: MaximDL

STACKING/PRE-PROCESSING: Deep Sky Stacker

PROCESSING: Photoshop CS3

 

 

 

 

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