Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 1805
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Heart Nebula Melotte 15, 



    
        

            Salvatore Giambruno
Heart Nebula Melotte 15
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Heart Nebula Melotte 15

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5" iDK

Imaging cameras: Finger Lakes Instrumentation ML 16200

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX+

Guiding telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5" iDK

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider X2

Software: Diffraction Limited Maxim DL 6 Pro  ·  FocusMax V4  ·  DC-3 Dreams ACP Observatory Control Software  ·  TheSkyX Pro  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Filters: Astrodon 3nm Ha  ·  Astrodon 3nm SII  ·  Astrodon 3nm OIII

Accessory: Moonlite Nitecrawler WR35  ·  Finger Lake Instruments CFW-2-7


Dates:Nov. 28, 2017

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm Ha: 27x1200" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 15x1200" -25C bin 2x2
Astrodon 3nm SII: 31x1200" -25C bin 2x2

Integration: 24.3 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~9

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 9.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.14%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1845309

RA center: 2h 35' 5"

DEC center: +61° 22' 48"

Pixel scale: 0.588 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 349.044 degrees

Field radius: 0.468 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1457

Locations: Home Observatory, Southern California, California, United States

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