Flaming Star Nebula, 


Flaming Star Nebula, 



Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Star 71

Imaging cameras: Atik 460 EX

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1AP GTO with GTOCP3

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot Autoguider

Software: SequenceGeneratorPro  ·  photoshop  ·  CCDStack 2+

Filters: Ha 3nm  ·  OIII 3nm  ·  SII 3nm

Accessory: Atik EFW2

Dates:Sept. 28, 2014

Frames: 19x1200" (6h 20')

Integration: 6h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 4.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.21%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 379119

Resolution: 2691x2119

Locations: Meadowlark Ridge Observatory, New Glarus, Wisconsin, United States


The Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405) is both an emission and reflection nebula and is located in Auriga. This narrowband image was mapped per the Hubble palette (Red=SII, Green=Ha, Blue=OIII). The green channel was steered toward gold.



Flaming Star Nebula,