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

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 200/800 carbon Newton astrograph

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 600D(a)

Mounts: SkyWatcher NEQ6 PRO belt modified

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 53 mm mini (for guiding)

Guiding cameras: Mgen guide camera

Focal reducers: Skywatcher F4 coma corrector

Filters: Ha 12nm

Accessory: Lacerta Mgen autoguider


Dates:Dec. 1, 2016Jan. 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

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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