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


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IC405 (Flaming Star Nebula)
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IC405 (Flaming Star Nebula)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: VC200L

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI071MC-Cool

Mounts: Mountain Instruments MI-250

Guiding telescopes or lenses: VC200L

Guiding cameras: SBIG STi-mono

Focal reducers: Vixen 6.2

Software: PixInsight  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Roof  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Alert  ·  ACP Expert  ·  MaximDL

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" (gain: 0.00) -10C

Integration: 22.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.10%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net 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 degrees

Resolution: 1280x848

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), 


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