Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  IC 410  ·  NGC 1893
IC 410 the Tadpoles, 


            Steve Coates
IC 410 the Tadpoles
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IC 410 the Tadpoles, 


            Steve Coates
IC 410 the Tadpoles
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT8RC  ·  Orion EON 80mm

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 wsg-8

Mounts: Losmandy G11

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm GuideScope  ·  Astro-Tech AT8RC

Guiding cameras: Lodestar  ·  Orion Star Shoot Planetary Imager & Autoguider

Focal reducers: Astro Tech Field Flattener

Software: DeepSkyStacker  ·  Maxim DL  ·  TheSkyX  ·  Registar

Filters: Astrodon E-series LRGB  ·  AstroDon 5nm Ha

Dates:Dec. 4, 2012Dec. 6, 2012Dec. 7, 2012Nov. 8, 2013

AstroDon 5nm Ha: 12x1200" (4h) bin 1x1
Astrodon E-series LRGB: 13x360" (1h 18') bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - LRGB: 20x360" (2h) bin 1x1

Integration: 7h 18'

Avg. Moon age: 17.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 48.54%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 339569

RA center: 5h 22' 46"

DEC center: +33° 25' 19"

Pixel scale: 0.555 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.973 degrees

Field radius: 0.394 degrees

Resolution: 4066x3092

Locations: Home, Ocala, Florida, United States


IC 410 an emission nebula about 12,000 light-years from Earth in the

constellation Auriga. Near the center of the nebulous region is a star cluster (

NGC 1893) and just to the bottom right of this cluster lies two structures that

resemble tadpoles. These structures are made of leftover hydrogen and dust from

the formation of the star cluster and the "tails" are from the solar wind coming

from the stars of NGC 1893.

RGB: 1 hour 18 min Red, 1 hour Green and 1 hour Blue (binned 1x1) using 80mm EON

Ha: 4 hours (binned 1x1) using the 8 inch RCT


Imaging telescopes: Orion 80mm EON (FL 480mm) to collect RGB data, and the

Astro-Tech 8" Ritchey-Chrétien (FL 1625mm) to collect Ha data.

Imaging camera: QSI 683 wsg-8

Losmandy G-11 with Gemini II

Astrodon Tru-balance E-Series Generation II LRGB filters

Astrodon 5nm Ha filter


Sky plot

Sky plot


IC 410 the Tadpoles, 


            Steve Coates

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