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Contains:  Flaming Star nebula, IC 405, The star 19Aur
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IC 405, 


IC 405
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IC 405

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Imaging telescope or lens:William Optics Megrez 88

Imaging camera:QHYCCD QHY9M


Guiding telescope or lens:50mm Guidescope

Guiding camera:ATIK 16ic mono

Software:MSB Software Astroart 5Adobe PhotoShop CS 3

Filters:Ha 12nmBaader LRGB 2'' CCD Filters

Dates:Oct. 11, 2015

Baader Blue 2": 12x300" -30C bin 1x1
Baader Red 2": 12x300" -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.0 hours

Darks: ~18

Avg. Moon age: 28.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.02%

Basic astrometry details job: 809535

RA center: 5h 16' 30"

DEC center: +34° 16' 30"

Pixel scale: 2.874 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -31.446 degrees

Field radius: 1.206 degrees

Resolution: 2400x1835

Locations: Northern Observatory, Hildesheim, Deutschland, Germany

Data source: Traveller


The H-alpha images from saturday night combined with RGB images from sunday night, indeed it is only R and B, because the guiding went mad while G images were exposed. I don't know the reason, PHD lost connection to the guiding cam several times, maybe a problem with the power supply. Temperature was 0° and the power consumption was quite high with all consumers on.

I try to use the green channel, but the stars are too elongated and there was no nebula data at all. I combined the image with Photoshop to something like an HaHaBB. As a result, the colors are false in all terms.



License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

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