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Melotte 15 (Heart of the Heart) HaRGB - 4 Dec 2019

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About this observation
Observer
Geof Lewis
Time of observation
04/12/2019 - 00:00
Object
Melotte 15
Observing location
Norfolk
Equipment
C14 XLT
Optec x0.67 telecompressor
Astronomic HaRGB filters
QSI583wsg-5
AP1200GTO CP3
Exposure
Ha: 9x900s+18x300s; RGB (each): 8x300s+15x120s

I started to capture this in Sept 2019 with some test shots in Ha which worked well and has been previously posted, so I returned to it during Nov-Dec 2019, to add RGB data and more, longer exposure Ha. I also shot some L data, but found it difficult to blend with the Ha, so left it out. The Ha stars overwhelmed the RGB stars, so I shot some 2min RGB subs for star colour and layered that in PS.

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