Contains:Flaming Star nebula, IC 405
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IC 405 - Flaming Star Nebula, 


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IC 405 - Flaming Star Nebula

IC 405 - Flaming Star Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 2000x1811

Dates: Dec. 22, 2017

FLI CFW 4-5 Blue: 5x120" bin 2x2
FLI CFW 4-5 Green: 5x120"
FLI CFW 4-5 Luminance: 10x120" bin 1x1
FLI CFW 4-5 Red: 5x120" bin 2x2

Integration: 0.8 hours

Darks: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 3.76 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.19%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00 job: 1874236

RA center: 79.031 degrees

DEC center: 34.420 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.433 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 214.011 degrees

Field radius: 0.912 degrees

Locations: SkyPi Online Observatory, Pie Town, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Unknown


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 the bluish star AE Aurigae.



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IC 405 - Flaming Star Nebula, 


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