Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  110 Lydia  ·  112 bet Tau  ·  118 Tau  ·  12.58  ·  12.67  ·  125 Tau  ·  13.96  ·  136 Tau  ·  14 Aur  ·  141 Lumen  ·  16 Aur  ·  17 AR Aur  ·  18 Aur  ·  19 Aur  ·  21 sig Aur  ·  22 Aur  ·  24 phi Aur  ·  25 chi Aur  ·  26 Aur  ·  466 Tisiphone  ·  AE Aur  ·  Alnath  ·  B222  ·  B226  ·  B34  ·  El Nath (βTau)  ·  Flaming Star nebula  ·  IC 405  ·  IC 410  ·  IC 417  ·  And 39 more.
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Auriga Super Wide Field In H-alpha, 



    
        

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Auriga Super Wide Field In H-alpha

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 100mm f2.8 USM Macro

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO

Software: INDILib  ·  PixInsight  ·  Kstars/Ekos  ·  Photoshop CS3

Filters: Astrodon Ha 1.25" 5nm


Dates:Feb. 8, 2018

Frames: 155x300" (12h 55')

Integration: 12h 55'

Avg. Moon age: 22.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.07%


RA center: 05h33m13s.683

DEC center: +31°2156.65

Pixel scale: 44.386 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -18.947 degrees

Field radius: 8.236 degrees

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Resolution: 788x1080

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is a 2 x 1 mosaic in H-alpha of Auriga using a Canon 100mm lens. It is about 10 x 20 degrees of sky. Dealing with all the stars (> 30000 per frame!) was a big challenge. Also Simeis 147 (spagetti like nebula in lower frame) is very faint so processing it to be visible was tough.

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Description: Reworked with help from 'StarFood' on CN - thanks!

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