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Melotte 15 - The Heart  of the Heart, 





    
        

            Paddy Gilliland
Melotte 15 - The Heart  of the Heart

Melotte 15 - The Heart of the Heart

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:RCOS 14.5"

Imaging camera:SBIG STX KAF-16803

Mount:Paramount-ME

Software:Pixinsight 1.8

Filters:Ha 5nmOIII 5nmSII 5nm

Resolution: 2236x2357

Dates:Oct. 27, 2016Nov. 11, 2016

Frames:
Ha 5nm: 14x1200" bin 1x1
OIII 5nm: 19x1200" bin 1x1
SII 5nm: 26x1200" bin 1x1

Integration: 19.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.87%

Astrometry.net job: 1334466

RA center: 38.406 degrees

DEC center: 61.415 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.550 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 173.411 degrees

Field radius: 0.248 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Observatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Description

Here we have an up close and personal look at Melotte 15 in the core of the heart nebula.
A few versions out there that are really nice so thought i would have a go.
About as tight as i could go but nice detail from the 14.5" RCOS as DSW.

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patrickgilliland
Paddy Gilliland
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            Paddy Gilliland
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A more subtle version for those who like it a little softer :)

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Melotte 15 - The Heart  of the Heart, 





    
        

            Paddy Gilliland