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Melotte 15 - Center of the Heart, 


            Uwe Deutermann

Melotte 15 - Center of the Heart

Technical card

Resolution: 3274x2542

Dates:Nov. 10, 2018

Baader H-Alpha 2" 7nm: 20x180" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader H-Beta 2" 8.5nm: 7x180" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader OIII 2" 8,5nm: 8x180" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader SII 2" 8nm: 10x180" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.2 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 2.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.42%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Temperature: 15.00 job: 2365386

Locations: Home Observatory, Fleming Island, Florida, United States

Data source: Backyard


This was actually my first target with the new mount, wanted to see if sharpness can be improved with the new mount. The guiding was quite good, and the exposure times not as long, slight improvement from previous images. Did a quick processing of this one just to see a quick final result.



Uwe Deutermann
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons


  • Melotte 15 - Center of the Heart, 


            Uwe Deutermann
  • Final
    Melotte 15 - Center of the Heart, 


            Uwe Deutermann


Had to work on this to make it look nicer ;-)! Used just the Hα and S data for this version.


Melotte 15 - Center of the Heart, 


            Uwe Deutermann