Imaging telescope or lens: Astro-Tech AT130EDT
Imaging camera: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool
Mount: iOptron iEQ45 Pro
Guiding telescope or lens: Stellarvue SV60EDS APO
Guiding camera: Orion StarShoot Pro Mono Astrophotography Camera
Focal reducer: Astro-Tech 0.8x Reducer/Flattener for AT130EDT
Accessory: XAGYL Filter Wheel 7x36mm (FW736V1)
Integration: 8.3 hours
Avg. Moon age: 17.76 days
Avg. Moon phase: 44.12%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00
Astrometry.net job: 1434052
RA center: 79.000 degrees
DEC center: 34.453 degrees
Pixel scale: 1.013 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: -179.867 degrees
Field radius: 0.821 degrees
Locations: Little Dipper Observatory, Mansfield, MA, United States
IC 405 (also known as the Flaming Star Nebula, SH 2-229, or Caldwell 31) is an emission/reflection nebula in the constellation Auriga, surrounding (and illuminated by) the bluish star AE Aurigae.
January 2017 was an incredibly cloudy period in the Northeast and around the entire United States, making this a real challenge to complete.
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