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Contains:  IC 1805
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Melotte 15, 


            Michel Makhlouta
Melotte 15

Melotte 15

Technical card

Resolution: 4312x3417

Dates:Oct. 21, 2018Oct. 27, 2018Oct. 28, 2018

ZWO 31mm Ha 7nm: 88x180" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO 31mm OIII 7nm: 193x180" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO 31mm SII 7nm: 157x180" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 21.9 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 16.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 87.89%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00 job: 2345889

RA center: 38.697 degrees

DEC center: 61.503 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.778 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 354.806 degrees

Field radius: 0.594 degrees

Locations: Home, Batroun, North, Lebanon

Data source: Backyard


The heart of the heart Nebula. My first target that I spend that much hours. It's one of the few objects that I can get several hours on per night from my balcony field of view. I still have a long way to go when it comes to processing. feedback and criticism are welcome!



Michel Makhlouta
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Melotte 15, 


            Michel Makhlouta