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Contains:  Flaming Star nebula, IC 405
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IC405 (Flaming Star Nebula), 


            WJM Observatory
IC405 (Flaming Star Nebula)

IC405 (Flaming Star Nebula)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:VC200L

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI071MC-Cool

Mount:Mountain Instruments MI-250

Guiding telescope or lens:VC200L

Guiding camera:SBIG STi-mono

Focal reducer:Vixen 6.2

Software:PixInsightACP ExpertMaximDLInteractive Astronomy Sky RoofInteractive Astronomy Sky Alert

Resolution: 1280x848

Dates:Dec. 9, 2017Dec. 10, 2017Dec. 12, 2017Dec. 15, 2017Jan. 8, 2018Jan. 9, 2018Jan. 12, 2018Jan. 13, 2018Jan. 14, 2018Jan. 17, 2018Jan. 20, 2018

Frames: 133x600" -10C

Integration: 22.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.10% job: 1914993

RA center: 5h 16' 17"

DEC center: +34° 18' 50"

Pixel scale: 3.046 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 182.507 degrees

Field radius: 0.650

Locations: William J. Maloney Observatory, Pontotoc, Texas, United States


Tough to image with an OSC but we try nonetheless. Still a joy to shoot no matter what! I need to try to capture a wide field shot of IC405, all of my attempts on it have been at 1280mm FL or higher. :-)



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IC405 (Flaming Star Nebula), 


            WJM Observatory