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.3

      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