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Contains:  Flaming Star nebula, IC 405
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Flaming Star Nebula (IC405; Sh2-229), 





    
        

            Pam Whitfield
Flaming Star Nebula (IC405; Sh2-229)

Flaming Star Nebula (IC405; Sh2-229)

Technical card

Resolution: 1560x1177

Dates:Feb. 2, 2019

Frames:
Optolong Blue 36mm: 4x300" -15C bin 2x2
Optolong Green 36mm: 4x300" -15C bin 2x2
Optolong Lum 36mm: 6x600" -15C bin 1x1
Optolong Red 36mm: 3x300" -15C bin 2x2

Integration: 1.9 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 27.41 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.01%

Astrometry.net job: 3032753

RA center: 79.329 degrees

DEC center: 34.407 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.899 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 249.953 degrees

Field radius: 1.058 degrees

Locations: Local Garden, Sisden, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

New country - again!
Logistics to set for a night imaging at home are now way more difficult (i.e. I can't) so the 20+ hour narrow band images may out of the window for the time being... however all is not lost...
A clear if rather cold night beckoned so tried setting up for a test run in a nearby garden - unfortunately the battery didn't like the cold much so I had to curtail the session.
This is IC405 in LRGB processed solely in APP and Paint Shop Pro - I still need to see what it looks like processed in StarTools..
Lum 6x 600s binned 1x1
R 3x 300s binned 2x2
G 4x 300s binned 2x2
B 4x 300s binned 2x2

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Flaming Star Nebula (IC405; Sh2-229), 





    
        

            Pam Whitfield