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Taken 1-Apr-15
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Original file size64 MB
Image typeTIFF
Color spacesRGB
Date modified1-Apr-15 21:36
Melotte 15 in the Heart nebula

Melotte 15 in the Heart nebula

Melotte 15 is an emission nebula with star cluster in the center of the Heart nebula located in the constellation Cassiopeia.
Imaged from Ocala, Florida through Ha, Red, Green and Blue filters.
30 minute exposures (unbinned) in Ha combined for a total of 3 hours.
6 minute exposured (binned 2x2) totaling 1 hour Red, 1 hour Green and 1 hour Blue.
Processed in Photoshop
Imaging telescope: Explore Scientific 127mm CF Apochromatic refractor
Imaging camera: QSI 683 wsg-8
Losmandy G-11 with Gemini II German equatorial mount