The heart of the Heart Nebula with Melotte 15

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Stephen Jennette


Atik 428 camera.
Skywatcher Equinox 80 fitted with motorized Moonlite.
Skywatcher EQ8 mount
TRF-2008 focal reducer.
PHD guiding with QHY5 and Skywatcher off-axis guider,

Heart of the Heart- 2 hours of 10 minute subs, taken through a 77Nm Hydrogen-alpha filter.
Calibration flats, darks and offset applied (50 of each).
I used H-a filter to try and cut through the murk as there was a lot of haze in the air.