Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  IC 417  ·  NGC 1931  ·  The star φAur
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Ic417 - NGC1931

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Ic417 - NGC1931

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
SkyWatcher 200/800 carbon Newton astrograph
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 600D(a)
Mounts
SkyWatcher NEQ6 PRO belt modified
Filters
Ha 12nm
Accessories
Lacerta Mgen autoguider · Skywatcher F4 coma corrector
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
SkyWatcher 53 mm mini (for guiding)
Guiding Cameras
Mgen guide camera

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 1, 2016 ·  Jan. 1, 2017
Frames:
135x300" (11h 15') ISO800
Ha 12nm: 26x600" (4h 20') ISO800
Integration:
15h 35'
Avg. Moon age:
2.41 days
Avg. Moon phase:
6.79%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1586427

RA center: 05h28m12s.7

DEC center: +34°2606

Pixel scale: 3.644 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.334 degrees

Field radius: 0.934 degrees

Resolution: 1536x1024

Locations: Ágasvár, Mátraszentistván, Hungary; Kékes, Kékes-tető, Hungary; Tardos, Tardos, Hungary

Description

IC417 and NGC1931 open clusters surrounded by emission and reflection nebula in Auriga. On the northern hemisphere Auriga is an emblematic winter constellation. As the Milky Way runs through it, numerous open clusters and wide field of interstellar matter can be seen here. A small part of it is pictured in this H-alpha and RGB composit image.

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Ic417 - NGC1931, 



    
        

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