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
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The Heart of Auriga

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The Heart of Auriga, 



    
        

            Matt Harbison
The Heart of Auriga
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The Heart of Auriga

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

Imaging cameras: QHY 16200A

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Guiding cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Focal reducers: WILLIAM OPTICS FLAT 4

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

Filters: Astrodon Ha 3nm  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2

Accessory: Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder  ·  QHY Med OAG QHYOAG-M  ·  Moonlite Crayford Focuser with motor


Dates:Dec. 2, 2016

Frames:Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2: 12x180" (36') -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 36'

Darks: ~12

Flats: ~12

Bias: ~12

Avg. Moon age: 2.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.03%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00


Astrometry.net job: 1399588

RA center: 5h 21' 45"

DEC center: +34° 21' 10"

Pixel scale: 1.630 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -106.537 degrees

Field radius: 2.758 degrees


Resolution: 1824x2129

Locations: Cloudland Canyon, Trenton, Georgia, United States; Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tn, United States

Description

Still lacking all of the Hydrogen data, I've processed the LRGB data to show the detail I'm working on. Another two months of acquisition lies before me!

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