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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, IC405, IC410, IC417, M 36, M 37, M 38, M36, M37, M38, NGC 1912, NGC 1960, NGC 2099, NGC1893, NGC1907, NGC1931, NGC1985, PK172+00.1, PK173+02.1, PK173+03.1, PK176+00.1, PK178-02.1, PK181+00.1, Sh2-229, Sh2-230, Sh2-231, Sh2-232, Sh2-233, Sh2-234, Sh2-235, Sh2-236, Sh2-237, Sh2-240, Sh2-242, The star 118Tau, The star 125Tau, The star 136Tau, The star 14Aur, The star 16Aur, The star 19Aur, The star Elnath, The star σAur, The star φAur, The star χAur, VdB39, VdB45
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Auriga Super Wide Field In H-alpha, 



    
        

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Auriga Super Wide Field In H-alpha

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Dates:Feb. 8, 2018

Frames: 155x300"

Integration: 12.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.07%


Astrometry.net job: 1929024

RA center: 5h 33' 13"

DEC center: +31° 21' 56"

Pixel scale: 44.386 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -18.947 degrees

Field radius: 8.236 degrees


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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