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IC405 The Flaming star nebula in RGB, 


            Marios Tsalkidis

Technical card

Resolution: 2000x1524

Dates:Oct. 15, 2015

Baader Blue 2": 30x120" -5C bin 1x1
Baader Green 2": 30x120" -5C bin 1x1
Baader Red 2": 30x120" -5C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.0 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~300

Avg. Moon age: 2.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.66%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 9.00

Temperature: 15.00 job: 819531

Locations: Home obs, Athens, Greece


Taken from the centre of the lovely light polluted Athens as a test for IDAS LP2 filter. Although the filter does a nice job attenuating the skyglow from street lights, gradients do creep in the frames and processing is quite challenging! Could use more signal also :D

Annotation here did not work, but you can see the annotated image here



Marios Tsalkidis
License: None (All rights reserved)


IC405 The Flaming star nebula in RGB, 


            Marios Tsalkidis