Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  IC 410  ·  IC410  ·  NGC 1893  ·  NGC1893  ·  Sh2-236
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IC- 410 The Tadpole Nebula, 


            Matt Harbison
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IC- 410 The Tadpole Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO WOFLT132

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ Monochrome

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics ZS71ED 2013

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar

Focal reducers: WILLIAM OPTICS FLAT 4

Software: PixInsight  ·  Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader SII 8nm  ·  Baader O III 8.5nm  ·  Baader Ha 7nm

Accessory: Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder  ·  ATIK Filter Wheel EFW2

Dates:Sept. 15, 2015

Frames: 33x900" (8h 15')

Integration: 8h 15'

Avg. Moon age: 1.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.37%

Astrometry.net job: 821016

RA center: 5h 22' 50"

DEC center: +33° 19' 34"

Pixel scale: 4.247 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 122.825 degrees

Field radius: 0.647 degrees

Resolution: 620x904

Locations: Cloudland Canyon, Trenton, Georgia, United States


Taken over three nights in September at Fall Creek Falls State Park. Captured with Sequence Generator Pro and edited in Pixinsight. Levels and curves in Photoshop for export with watermark.


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IC- 410 The Tadpole Nebula, 


            Matt Harbison