Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1805  ·  IC1805  ·  Sh2-190
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Melotte 15 (Heart of Heart Nebula), 



    
        

            Bill Long
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Melotte 15 (Heart of Heart Nebula)

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Melotte 15 (Heart of Heart Nebula), 



    
        

            Bill Long
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Melotte 15 (Heart of Heart Nebula)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: RC Optical Systems 10" Ritchey-Chrétien

Imaging cameras: Finger Lakes Instrumentation ML8300

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1100GTO

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider X2

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics 2.7" Photo-Visual Telecompressor (0.75x) (27TVPH)

Software: OpenPHD PHD2 Guiding  ·  Astro-Physics APCC Pro  ·  Starkeeper Software Voyager  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Chroma 3nm OIII  ·  Chroma 3nm SII  ·  Chroma 3nm HA

Accessory: Astrodon MonsterMOAG Off-Axis Guider


Frames: 80x900" (20h)

Integration: 20h


Astrometry.net job: 3079401

RA center: 2h 33' 18"

DEC center: +61° 23' 38"

Pixel scale: 0.654 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.159 degrees

Field radius: 0.372 degrees


Resolution: 2460x3272

Data source: Backyard

Description

First stab at a dataset of Mel 15. Sadly I had some equipment failures and had to cut the project short. I am hoping to reclaim some time on this soon to bolster the OIII and SII channels, as well as add some more HA.

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