Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  Flaming Star Nebula  ·  IC 405  ·  The star 16Aur
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IC405 Flaming Star Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 70Da

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN 2

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Adobe Lightroom

Filters: Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter


Dates:Nov. 22, 2017

Frames:Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter: 54x120" ISO1600

Integration: 1.8 hours

Darks: ~25

Bias: ~36

Avg. Moon age: 3.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.92%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3476852

RA center: 5h 15' 35"

DEC center: +34° 4' 44"

Pixel scale: 2.155 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.933 degrees

Field radius: 1.610 degrees


Resolution: 4474x2988

Locations: Derendingen 454m, Solothurn, SO, Switzerland

Description

f/5.6

Drizzled 2x, resized to original resolution.

After weeks of bad weather finally a clear night. I started shooting 10 minutes after setup, so the lens had to cool down during the session. I had to re-focus every 20 minutes...

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