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IC 40 - Flaming Star Diffuse Nebula, 



    
        

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IC 40 - Flaming Star Diffuse Nebula
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IC 40 - Flaming Star Diffuse Nebula

IC 40 - Flaming Star Diffuse Nebula, 



    
        

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IC 40 - Flaming Star Diffuse Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: celestron nexstar evolution 8

Imaging cameras: Atik Infinity Colour

Mounts: Celestron Nexstar Evolution 7 GoTo

Focal reducers: 2 x STACKED Celestron 6.3 focal reducers

Software: Atik Infinity

Filters: Astronomik CLS CCD 1.25 LP FILTER


Dates:Nov. 25, 2016

Frames: 15x45" (11' 15")

Integration: 11' 15"

Avg. Moon age: 25.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.81%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1346845

RA center: 05h16m13s

DEC center: +34°2725

Pixel scale: 1.267 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 41.957 degrees

Field radius: 0.306 degrees


Resolution: 1392x1040

Locations: Home, Edegem, Antwerpen, Belgium

Data source: Backyard

Description

First tests with 2 compound/stacked Celestron 6.3 focal reducers.

Focal Distance ~ 54 mm (from second FR, near Camera, to CCD chip).

Calculated focal reduction as per Astrometry results (29.4° x 22.0°) = 0.517

First tests with Astronomik CLS-CCD 1.25" (LP) Filter

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IC 40 - Flaming Star Diffuse Nebula, 



    
        

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