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IC 1805, Heart Nebula, and Melotte 15, open cluster, 10-Oct-2013

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IC 1805, Heart Nebula, and Melotte 15, open cluster

Image Date: 10-Oct-2013
Scope: Orion 200mm Astrograph, f/4
Mount: HEQ5
Guiding: KWIQ/QHY5 / PHD
Imaging Camera: Atik 383L+
Filters: Astrodon LRGB
Frames: 7 each @ 5m0s of LRGB
Total Exposure: 2h20m
Processing: PixInsight
Distance: 7500 ly
 

Target was intended to be IC 1805, the Heart Nebula.

However, it turned out to be bigger than I expected.

The Melotte 15 cluster looks good, though.