Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1805
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Melotte 15, 



    
        

            Marco Prelini
Melotte 15
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Melotte 15

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Melotte 15, 



    
        

            Marco Prelini
Melotte 15
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Melotte 15

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher 200/1000 PDS
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI 294MC Pro
Mounts
Sky-Watcher AZ EQ6-GT
Filters
Baader OIII 2.0" 7nm CCD · Baader Ha 2" 7nm CCD
Software
Photoshop CC · Sequence Generator Pro · PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Artesky Ultraguide 60/240 mm
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 2, 2019 ·  Sept. 3, 2019
Frames:
Baader Ha 2" 7nm CCD: 14x480" (1h 52') (gain: 120.00) -10°C bin 1x1
Baader OIII 2.0" 7nm CCD: 14x480" (1h 52') (gain: 120.00) -10°C bin 1x1
Integration:
3h 44'
Darks:
21
Flats:
21
Bias:
21
Avg. Moon age:
4.10 days
Avg. Moon phase:
18.09%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
7.00
Temperature:
25.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2899366

RA center: 02h33m30s.10

DEC center: +61°3202

Pixel scale: 0.946 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 95.959 degrees

Field radius: 0.647 degrees

Resolution: 2760x4080

Locations: Home Backyard, Meda, Milano, Italy

Data source: Backyard

Description

Exactly at the center of IC 1805, better known as "heart nebula" is a small open star cluster recognized as "Melotte 15". In this cluster there are 50 times more massive stars than our sun and a microquasar: a small black hole complete with an accretion disk.

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Melotte 15, 



    
        

            Marco Prelini

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