Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  Flaming Star nebula  ·  IC 405  ·  The star 16Aur
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Flaming Star Nebula - IC405

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX III
Imaging Cameras
QSI 683 WSG8
Mounts
Paramount MyT
Filters
Astrodon Narrowband 5nm (Ha, OIII, SII) · LRGB
Software
PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX III
Guiding Cameras
QSI 683 WSG8

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 2, 2015
Frames:
48x900" (12h)
Integration:
12h
Avg. Moon age:
21.39 days
Avg. Moon phase:
58.02%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 872238

RA center: 05h15m54s.10

DEC center: +34°0234

Pixel scale: 2.100 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.507 degrees

Field radius: 1.151 degrees

Resolution: 2460x3088

Locations: Deep Sky West Observatory, Rowe, MN, United States

Description

- Flaming Star Nebula in a Ha-RGB rendering

- using 16 x 900 sec for R, G, and B plus 16 x 1800 sec for Ha, no luminance

- played some tricks, e.g., using Ha as luminance for the RGB image with an admixture of pure RGB

- data taken at Deep Sky West Observatory

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