Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  Flaming Star nebula  ·  IC 405  ·  IC 410  ·  IC 417  ·  M 38  ·  NGC 1893  ·  NGC 1907  ·  NGC 1912  ·  The star 14Aur  ·  The star 16Aur  ·  The star 19Aur  ·  The star φAur  ·  The star χAur
IC405, 410, 417, and M38, 



    
        

            Wei-Hao Wang
IC405, 410, 417, and M38
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IC405, 410, 417, and M38

IC405, 410, 417, and M38, 



    
        

            Wei-Hao Wang
IC405, 410, 417, and M38
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IC405, 410, 417, and M38

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi Epsilon 180ED

Imaging cameras: Nikon D800 Mod

Mounts: iOptron CEM60-EC

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SharpStar 50 ED

Guiding cameras: Fishcamp Starfish

Software: PixInsight  ·  RegiStar  ·  Photoshop CC


Dates:Oct. 8, 2015Oct. 9, 2015

Frames: 63x180" ISO800

Integration: 3.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.93%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3279393

RA center: 5h 21' 18"

DEC center: +34° 12' 50"

Pixel scale: 3.204 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.495 degrees

Field radius: 3.276 degrees


Resolution: 5772x4572

Locations: Maunakea Visitor Information Station, Hilo, Hawaii, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

This is a 2-frame mosaic. Each frame contains roughly 90 minutes of exposure.

Ver.B is a wide-field version taken at the same time. It's taken with Sigma APO 180mm/F2.8 @ F2.8. It's also a 2-frame mosaic.

Ver.D is a slight reprocessing in 2020.

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  • IC405, 410, 417, and M38, 



    
        

            Wei-Hao Wang
    Original
  • IC405, 410, 417, and M38, 



    
        

            Wei-Hao Wang
    B
  • Final
    IC405, 410, 417, and M38, 



    
        

            Wei-Hao Wang
    D

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IC405, 410, 417, and M38, 



    
        

            Wei-Hao Wang

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