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Flaming Star and Tadpoles, 



    
        

            Craig Prost
Flaming Star and Tadpoles
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Flaming Star and Tadpoles

Flaming Star and Tadpoles, 



    
        

            Craig Prost
Flaming Star and Tadpoles
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Flaming Star and Tadpoles

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
FSQ-106ED
Imaging Cameras
ATIK 11000
Mounts
Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO
Filters
Ha 3nm
Software
Adobe Photoshop · MaximDL 5

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 19, 2015
Frames:
Ha 3nm: 12×1200(4h) -30°C bin 1×1
Integration:
4h
Avg. Moon age:
0.58 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.38%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 550865

RA center: 05h18m33s.6

DEC center: +33°5240

Pixel scale: 3.509 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -2.564 degrees

Field radius: 2.347 degrees

Resolution: 2671x4007

File size: 9.3 MB

Description

Despite the bitter cold conditions, managed to capture about 4 hours of Ha. Plan to add some O3 and S2 in the near future.

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Flaming Star and Tadpoles, 



    
        

            Craig Prost