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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 1805, IC1805, Sh2-190
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Melotte 15 (Center Part of IC 1805), 


            Miles Zhou
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Melotte 15 (Center Part of IC 1805)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: RCOS 14.5"

Imaging cameras: SBIG STX 16803

Mounts: Paramount-ME

Software: Adobe Lightroom CC  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC  ·  PixInsight for Mac

Filters: Ha  ·  Astrodon S-ii  ·  Astrodon O-iii

Dates:Oct. 24, 2016Oct. 25, 2016Oct. 26, 2016Nov. 17, 2016Nov. 18, 2016Nov. 19, 2016

Ha: 12x1200" -25C bin 1x1
Ha: 9x1800" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon O-iii: 18x1200" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon O-iii: 4x1800" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon S-ii: 24x1200" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon S-ii: 7x1800" -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 28.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 51.40% job: 1340325

RA center: 2h 33' 44"

DEC center: +61° 24' 40"

Pixel scale: 0.551 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 83.412 degrees

Field radius: 0.244 degrees

Resolution: 2553x1915


Melotte 15 is the center part of Heart Nebula (IC 1805). This is an SHO composition.



Miles Zhou
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Melotte 15 (Center Part of IC 1805), 


            Miles Zhou

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