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Contains:  Flaming Star nebula, IC 405
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IC 405, 


            George Simon
IC 405

IC 405

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TPO/GSO 6" f/6 Imaging Newtonian

Mount:Sky-Watcher EQ-6 Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:ORION Mini guide 50mm

Guiding camera:ORION SSAG

Software:GIMP 2.9.6PHD2 2.6.4dev5Backyard EOS 3.1.16

Accessory:Baader MPCC

Resolution: 1187x850

Dates:Dec. 20, 2017

Frames: 141x90" ISO800

Integration: 3.5 hours

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 1.97 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.33%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Temperature: 2.00 job: 1867838

RA center: 5h 16' 59"

DEC center: +34° 19' 1"

Pixel scale: 2.835 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 192.925 degrees

Field radius: 0.575

Locations: Home Observatory, Chesnee, SC, United States

Data source: Backyard


This was all I was able to capture of the Flaming Star Nebula with my unmodded DSLR under my red-zone skies.



George Simon
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IC 405, 


            George Simon

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