Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  AE Aur  ·  Flaming Star nebula  ·  IC 405  ·  IC405  ·  Sh2-229
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Heart of the Flaming Star nebula (IC 405), 



    
        

            Luca Marinelli
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Heart of the Flaming Star nebula (IC 405)

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Heart of the Flaming Star nebula (IC 405), 



    
        

            Luca Marinelli
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Heart of the Flaming Star nebula (IC 405)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskop Service ONTC 10" f4 Newton

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ Monochrome

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach-1 GTO CP4

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Teleskop Service ONTC 10" f4 Newton

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider X2

Software: PIXINSIGHT 1.8  ·  Lightroom CC  ·  Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding PHD2 v2.6.5

Filters: Astrodon Narrowband 5nm Ha

Accessory: Tele Vue Paracorr Type 2  ·  Teleskop-Service TSOAG9  ·  ZWO EFW 7 x 36mm


Dates:Nov. 22, 2018

Frames:Astrodon Narrowband 5nm Ha: 12x1200" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 13.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.27%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Astrometry.net job: 2384513

RA center: 5h 16' 13"

DEC center: +34° 28' 19"

Pixel scale: 0.967 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -119.693 degrees

Field radius: 0.556 degrees


Resolution: 3297x2490

Locations: Home Observatory, Schenectady, New York, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

First night of imaging with the Teleskop Service 10in f4 ONTC Newtonian during a full moon. The moon was shining bright in Taurus but thankfully was able to collect some useful Ha data.

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Heart of the Flaming Star nebula (IC 405), 



    
        

            Luca Marinelli