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Photographer:

Rod Pommier

Email:

pommierr@ohsu.edu

Location of Photo:

Pommier Observatory, Portland, OR, USA

Date/Time of photo:

2016-08-20 through 2016-08-25

Equipment:

Celestron Compustar C14 with Starizona LF reducer/corrector (f/7,5). SBIG STL 11000 CCD camera with Baader Planetarium HaRGB filters. Exposures: HaRGB=210:190:190:190 minutes=13 hours total exposure.

Description:

NGC 1795, also cataloged as NGC 896 is a star forming region comprised of hydrogen gas and dark dust clouds at apex of the Heart Nebula. It lies at a distance of 6,000 light years in the constellation Cassiopeia.

Website:

www.rodpommier.com

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