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IC 1805 / Melotte 15 - The Heart Of The Heart (HST Palette), 



    
        

            Falk Schiel
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IC 1805 / Melotte 15 - The Heart Of The Heart (HST Palette)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 150/750 PDS Newtonian

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 183MM Pro

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ5 GoTo

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM-S

Software: Indilib  ·  SIRIL  ·  Ekos  ·  KStars  ·  Gimp 2.9  ·  Astroberry  ·  RawTherapee  ·  PHD2  ·  SiliconFields StarTool

Filters: Baader B 31mm  ·  Baader G 31mm  ·  Baader R 31mm  ·  Baader H-Alpha 7nm  ·  Baader O III 8.5nm  ·  Baader S II 8 nm

Accessory: Baader Mark-III MPCC Coma Corrector  ·  TS Optics TS OAG


Dates:Sept. 13, 2018Sept. 27, 2018Oct. 4, 2018Oct. 8, 2018

Frames:
Baader B 31mm: 120x60" -20C bin 2x2
Baader S II 8 nm: 144x300" -20C bin 2x2
Baader G 31mm: 120x60" -20C bin 2x2
Baader H-Alpha 7nm: 144x300" -20C bin 2x2
Baader O III 8.5nm: 144x300" -20C bin 2x2
Baader R 31mm: 120x60" -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 42.0 hours

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 18.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.76%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean FWHM: 3.00


Astrometry.net job: 3618086

RA center: 2h 34' 44"

DEC center: +61° 18' 17"

Pixel scale: 1.311 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 62.215 degrees

Field radius: 0.560 degrees


Resolution: 2554x1712

Locations: Backyard, Nuremberg, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

IC 1805 is one of my favorites. I think it is worth the effort.

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Description: Modified workflow. 6 hours of RGB-stars added. Lum: Ha Red: SII Green: Ha Blue: 0.6x OIII Hbeta: 0.5 x OIII

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Description: Reprocessed '18 data

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Description: Again reprocessed. :)

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Description: Reprocessed '18 data

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IC 1805 / Melotte 15 - The Heart Of The Heart (HST Palette), 



    
        

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