Melotte 15

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Telescope: RCOS 14.5” at Rowe, NM

Camera Filters: Hydrogen, Oxygen, Sulfur

Total exposure: 8.5 hours

Image width: 1/2 degree

Melotte 15 is an emission nebula in the Heart Nebula, emitting strongly in H-alpha and raked by stellar winds from an embedded cluster of very young stars. This image clearly shows the effects of the winds.


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