Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1805

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    Melotte 15 Crop, 


            Frank Iwaszkiewicz
    Melotte 15 Crop
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    Melotte 15 Crop

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: 10" f/4 TS ONTC Newton

    Imaging cameras: Atik383L+

    Mounts: Celestron CGE

    Software: Fitswork  ·  Pixinsight  ·  PS CS5

    Filters: Astronomik OIII 12nm CCD  ·  Astronomik Ha 6nm CCD

    Accessory: KomakorrF4 (GPU  ·  Lacerta MGEN

    Dates:Oct. 23, 2014

    Frames: 41x1800"

    Integration: 20.5 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 29.13 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 0.18%

    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 406461

    RA center: 2h 33' 57"

    DEC center: +61° 23' 49"

    Orientation: -178.288 degrees

    Field radius: 0.273 degrees

    Resolution: 900x1002

    Locations: Garden Observatory, Eggersdorf near Berlin, Germany


    Recording/ Preprocessing by Frank Iwaszkiewicz
    Image Processing by Nico Geisler & Frank Iwaszkiewicz


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    Melotte 15 Crop, 


            Frank Iwaszkiewicz