Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  IC 1805  ·  Sh2-190
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Melotte 15 in SHO, 



    
        

            Steven Gill (Parkesburg Observatory)
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Melotte 15 in SHO

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Melotte 15 in SHO, 



    
        

            Steven Gill (Parkesburg Observatory)
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Melotte 15 in SHO

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron Edge HD 11"
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI2600MM Pro
Mounts
Skywatcher EQ8 Pro
Filters
Optolong Sii 6.5nm 2" · Optolong Ha 7nm 2" · Optolong OIII-CCD 6.5nm 2"
Accessories
Pegasus Astro Falcon Rotator · Celestron off axis guider Celestron OAG · Celestron .7x Focal Reducer for 11" EdgeHD
Software
NINA,PhD2,PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron Edge HD 11"
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI174MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 24, 2021 ·  Aug. 25, 2021 ·  Sept. 2, 2021
Frames:
Optolong Ha 7nm 2": 114x240" (7h 36') -15°C bin 1x1
Optolong OIII-CCD 6.5nm 2": 115x240" (7h 40') -15°C bin 1x1
Optolong Sii 6.5nm 2": 113x240" (7h 32') -15°C bin 1x1
Integration:
22h 48'
Darks:
50
Flats:
25
Avg. Moon age:
19.87 days
Avg. Moon phase:
68.90%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00

RA center: 02h33m27s.790

DEC center: +61°2531.68

Pixel scale: 0.398 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.264 degrees

Field radius: 0.407 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 6136x4057

Data source: Backyard

Description

Melotte 15 in the heart of the Heart Nebula. This image was taken over 3 nights, one dedicated to each filter

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    Melotte 15 in SHO, 



    
        

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Description: Fixed some corrupt pixels in the NSG version of the HA and trimmed an Edge stacking issue (not cropped enough)

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C

Description: I reprocessed the entire thing, because I didn't like the idea of clone stamping out the corrupt pixels from my NSG integratrion on the HA. This fixes the entire image, but my colors are a bit different considering the manual curves adjustments.

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Melotte 15 in SHO, 



    
        

            Steven Gill (Parkesburg Observatory)