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.