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Contains:  IC 417, The star φAur
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IC 417 Spider Diffuse Nebula, 





    
        

            Jerry Macon
IC 417 Spider Diffuse Nebula

IC 417 Spider Diffuse Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 2796x1969

Dates:Jan. 3, 2019Jan. 4, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Gen 2 L 36mm: 170x200" (gain: 99.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Gen 2 RGB 36mm: 86x200" (gain: 99.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 14.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.26%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: -5.00

Astrometry.net job: 2660382

RA center: 81.975 degrees

DEC center: 34.430 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.701 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 357.968 degrees

Field radius: 0.333 degrees

Locations: Dark Star Observatory, Taos, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

Images from the following two scopes (piggybacked) contributed to this image:
AG12+ASI1600MM at .70 asec/pix
TV127is+ASI183MM at .75 asec/pix.
They were all registered to the best R image taken on the AG12.
Using L from the TV NP127is refractor effectively eliminates the spikes from the AG12.

IC 417 is an emission nebula in the constellation Auriga, informally known as the Spider Nebula, that is energized by embedded hot, massive blue stars. The small tiny clouds of gas visible in the center of image are locations of new star formation. (www.noao.edu)

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IC 417 Spider Diffuse Nebula, 





    
        

            Jerry Macon