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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
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IC 40 - Flaming Star Diffuse Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
celestron nexstar evolution 8
Imaging Cameras
Atik Infinity Colour
Mounts
Celestron Nexstar Evolution 7 GoTo
Filters
Astronomik CLS CCD 1.25 LP FILTER
Accessories
2 x STACKED Celestron 6.3 focal reducers
Software
Atik Infinity

Acquisition details

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.9

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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