09  January 2019
 Melotte 15


By  Derek Santiago
www.pbase.com/dsantiago )

Melotte15 is the central cluster and  nebulosity within IC 1805, the Heart Nebula in Cassiopeia.

This image is from over 30 hours total exposure shot in both broadband and narrowband at short and long focal lengths.
CCD cameras QSI 540/640
Telescopes: SVR90T and Celestron 9.25" Edge
Mounts: Meade LX200 and Avalon M Uno
Filters: Astrodon Ha/OIII/SII/LRGB
Location: Morristown, NJ USA
Dates September 2010 and 2017


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