Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  IC 410  ·  NGC 1893
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IC410 (Tadpoles) in Narrow Band, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
IC410 (Tadpoles) in Narrow Band
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IC410 (Tadpoles) in Narrow Band

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IC410 (Tadpoles) in Narrow Band, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
IC410 (Tadpoles) in Narrow Band
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IC410 (Tadpoles) in Narrow Band

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 13, 2013
Frames:
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 10×1200(3h 20′) -25°C bin 1×1
Astrodon 3nm SII: 10×600(1h 40′) -25°C bin 2×2
Blue: 10×60(10′)
Green: 10×60(10′)
Ha 5nm: 36×600(6h) -25°C bin 1×1
Red: 10×60(10′)
Integration:
11h 30′
Darks:
20
Flats:
30
Bias:
60
Avg. Moon age:
11.18 days
Avg. Moon phase:
86.16%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1799329

RA center: 05h23m30s.7

DEC center: +33°2728

Pixel scale: 1.436 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.992 degrees

Field radius: 0.872 degrees

Resolution: 3362x2796

File size: 5.2 MB

Locations: The Hills Observatory, Manchester, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

This image is made up from rather poor data taken from Images taken from 20131103 to 20131213, lots of the frames with slight trails and or taken in poor seeing conditions. But I thought I would see what I could get and it was a challenge but using PixInsight worked wonders and the result is far better than I thought it would be, so I have posted here. At some point, I may try again, but as there are lots of targets up there, It may be a while.

The reasons for the poor data are: Too windy, poor seeing, but most of all, an imbalanced mount. I had altered it which added extra weight, and no matter how I re-balanced it, it still drifted a bit. So I am currently modifying the mount to get this right, spending time on it now, will (I hope) reap rewards when taking images in the future.

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IC410 (Tadpoles) in Narrow Band, 



    
        

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