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Melotte 15 starless, 


            Christoph Lichtblau

Melotte 15 starless

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Plane Wave CDK 12,5

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI 1600MM-Pro

Mount:Paramount Mx

Guiding telescope or lens:Williams Optics Megrez90

Guiding camera:zwo ASI 120mc

Focal reducer:Planwave Reducer 0,66

Software:PixInsightAdobe PS CS2Deepsky stacker

Filter:Baader Filterset 2"

Resolution: 4254x3156

Dates:Oct. 5, 2018

Frames: 75x200"

Integration: 4.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.22% job: 2864123

Locations: Hans Ludwig Neumann Sternwarte, Kleiner Feldberg Taunus, Hessen, Germany


Weather is ugly outside, so tried some starless processing with Straton software. This one here seems quite nice for me. So I decided to share with you. Even it looks somehow strange without stars, it has it's own special charme. What do you think?



Christoph Lichtblau
License: None (All rights reserved)


Melotte 15 starless, 


            Christoph Lichtblau