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Contains:  IC 417, The star φAur
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IC-417 SHO, 


            Miles Zhou
IC-417 SHO
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IC-417 SHO

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:RCOS 14.5"

Imaging cameras:SBIG STX 16803


Software:Adobe Lightroom CCPixInsight for Mac

Filters:BAADER H Alpha 7nmAstrodon S-iiAstrodon O-iii

Dates:March 14, 2017March 16, 2017March 18, 2017

Astrodon 5nm Halpha: 16x1800" bin 1x1
Astrodon O-iii: 17x1800" bin 1x1
Astrodon S-ii: 14x1800" bin 1x1

Integration: 23.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.41 days

Avg. Moon phase: 83.97%

Basic astrometry details job: 1905165

RA center: 5h 28' 21"

DEC center: +34° 24' 50"

Pixel scale: 0.550 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -121.158 degrees

Field radius: 0.389 degrees

Resolution: 3903x3257

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States


NGC 1931 and IC 417 are found just west of the star cluster M 36 in the ancient northern constellation Auriga - a region where star clusters and nebulae abound. An imaginative eye toward the expansive IC 417 and diminutive NGC 1931 suggests a cosmic spider and fly.



Miles Zhou
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