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Melotte 15 | by Jaspal Chadha - London Astrophotography
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Melotte 15

Taken from my back garden from London UK


Cosmic clouds form fantastic shapes in the central regions of emission nebula IC 1805. The clouds are sculpted by stellar winds and radiation from massive hot stars in the nebula's newborn star cluster, Melotte 15. About 1.5 million years young



Altair astro rc 250 TT Telescope

Qsi 690 ccd

Ha 6 x 20 min SII 8 x 20min OIII 8 x 20min

Ioptron cem60 mount


Imaged over a three night period (twice in December, and January )

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Taken on June 18, 2015