Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  Flaming Star nebula  ·  IC 405  ·  IC 410  ·  IC 417  ·  M 36  ·  M 38  ·  NGC 1893  ·  NGC 1907  ·  NGC 1912  ·  NGC 1960  ·  The star 14Aur  ·  The star 16Aur  ·  The star 19Aur  ·  The star φAur  ·  The star χAur
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IC 405, IC 410, IC 417,  NGC 1931, NGC 1893,  NGC1907,  M36,  M38, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia
IC 405, IC 410, IC 417,  NGC 1931, NGC 1893,  NGC1907,  M36,  M38
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IC 405, IC 410, IC 417, NGC 1931, NGC 1893, NGC1907, M36, M38

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IC 405, IC 410, IC 417,  NGC 1931, NGC 1893,  NGC1907,  M36,  M38, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia
IC 405, IC 410, IC 417,  NGC 1931, NGC 1893,  NGC1907,  M36,  M38
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IC 405, IC 410, IC 417, NGC 1931, NGC 1893, NGC1907, M36, M38

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 100 F2

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 183MM Pro

Mounts: Celestron AVX Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 30mm f/4 Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ASI224MC

Software: IDEIKI AstroPhotography Tool (APT)  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 4.2  ·  Digital Photo Professional  ·  Annie's Astro Actions V7  ·  Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop Noel Carboni Actions  ·  PHD2 Guiding

Filters: Optolong 7nm Ha 2"


Dates:Dec. 18, 2018

Frames:Optolong 7nm Ha 2": 30x300" (2h 30') (gain: 100.00) bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 30'

Darks: 40

Avg. Moon age: 10.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.49%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: -2.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2425438

RA center: 5h 24' 24"

DEC center: +34° 19' 1"

Pixel scale: 5.054 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.424 degrees

Field radius: 3.796 degrees


Resolution: 4500x3000

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is a narrow-band, wide field (approx. 6 deg x 4 deg, or 12 x 8 full moons) image of a patch of sky, in Auriga.

This area of the sky contains many interesting objects: The Pinwheel Cluster (M36), The Starfish Cluster (M3, star clusters NGC 1893 and NGC 1907, The Spider Nebula, IC417 (SH2-234, LBN 804, Ced 46), The Fly nebula, NGC 1931 (SH2-237, LBN 810, Ced 49), The Tadpoles (IC 410) and The Flaming Star Nebula, (Caldwell 31, IC405, SH2-229, VdB 34, LBN 795, Ced 42).

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IC 405, IC 410, IC 417,  NGC 1931, NGC 1893,  NGC1907,  M36,  M38, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia