Contains: IC 417, The star φAur
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IC 417 The Spider Nebula in the Hubble Palette

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Resolution: 4088x3270

Dates: Dec. 31, 2017Jan. 5, 2018Jan. 6, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 5nm: 81x240" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3nm: 77x240" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 3nm: 75x240" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 15.5 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~250

Avg. Moon age: 17.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 85.01%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Astrometry.net job: 1880866

RA center: 82.080 degrees

DEC center: 34.416 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.650 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.659 degrees

Field radius: 0.472 degrees

Locations: Backyard Red Zone Observatory, Taylor, MI, Michigan, United States

Description

The spider part of 'The Spider and the Fly' nebulae. Located in the constellation Auriga, IC 417 lies about 10,000 light-years away. It is in the outer part of the Milky Way, almost exactly in the opposite direction from the galactic center.

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Douglas J Struble
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IC 417 The Spider Nebula in the Hubble Palette, 




    

        Douglas J Struble