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Contains:  Flaming Star nebula, IC 405
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Heart of the Flaming Star nebula (IC 405), 


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

Technical card

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

Basic astrometry details job: 2384513

RA center: 5h 16' 13"

DEC center: +34° 28' 19"

Pixel scale: 0.968 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 119.654 degrees

Field radius: 0.556 degrees

Resolution: 3297x2490

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

Data source: Backyard


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.



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


            Luca Marinelli