IC 1848 The Soul Nebula

IC 1848, The Soul Nebula, is an emission nebula located in Cassiopeia. Several small open clusters are embedded in the nebula: CR 34, 632, and 634 and IC 1848 (in the body). The object is more commonly called by the cluster designation IC 1848.
This complex is the eastern neighbor of IC1805 (Heart Nebula) and the two are often mentioned together as the “Heart and Soul”.
The Soul Nebula lies 7,500 light years from Earth.

Technical info:
TS 80mm f6 APO triplet refractor
ZWO ASI 071MC Pro + TS 0,79 reducer.Temp: -5c – gain 90
Optolong L-eNhance filter
Ioptron CEM 25p mount

Exposure: 72x 180sec
Total integration: ~3.6 hours


Post Processing:
Astro Pixel Processor (extract Ha-OIII, split channels, combine RGB)
Photoshop CS5