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This large, intricate nebula is located next to the equally magnificent Heart Nebula, making them heart and soul together. This was a special capture because I used an ordinary star tracker (the Sky Watcher Star Adventurer Mini or SAM) on a tripod but managed to capture good images all night long.
Telescope:   Svbony sv503 70ED
Length:   336mm
Aperture:   70mm
F-stop:   f/4.56
Sessions:   1
Captured:   2022-08-07
Lights:   350
Exposure:   45
Total exposure:   4 h
Ra:   2h 53m 31.7s
Dec:   +60° 22' 23.298
Size:   154.178 x 118.137 arcmin
Radius:   1.619 deg
Scale:   1.424 arcsec/pixel