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

Image of the day 10/07/2018

Melotte 15 (Ha OIII bicolor), 



    
        

            Mats Pfersdorff
Melotte 15 (Ha OIII bicolor)
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Melotte 15 (Ha OIII bicolor)

Image of the day 10/07/2018

Melotte 15 (Ha OIII bicolor), 



    
        

            Mats Pfersdorff
Melotte 15 (Ha OIII bicolor)
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Melotte 15 (Ha OIII bicolor)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TMB - LZOS TMB 152/1200 APO

Imaging cameras: QSI 583 WSG

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP900GTO CP3

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Software: CCDWare CCDStack 2  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Pixinsight  ·  Cyanogen MaxIm DL Pro 6

Filters: Astrodon OIII 5nm Filter  ·  Astrodon Ha 5nm Filter

Accessory: FLI PDF Focuser  ·  TS Flat 2,5"


Dates:Sept. 16, 2018Sept. 18, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 5nm Filter: 20x900" (5h) bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 5nm Filter: 24x900" (6h) bin 1x1

Integration: 11h

Avg. Moon age: 7.85 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.86%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2279867

RA center: 02h34m10s

DEC center: +61°2201

Pixel scale: 1.237 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.191 degrees

Field radius: 0.529 degrees


Resolution: 2468x1838

Locations: Pfälzer Wald, Pirmasens, Germany

Data source: Backyard

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Melotte 15 (Ha OIII bicolor), 



    
        

            Mats Pfersdorff