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Contains:  Flaming Star nebula, IC 405
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Flaming Star Nebula IC 405, 


            Alessandro Merga...
Flaming Star Nebula IC 405

Flaming Star Nebula IC 405

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Sky-Watcher Quattro 10 f/4 Carbon fiber

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 450D Baader

Mount:Sky-Watcher NEQ6

Guiding telescope or lens:Sky-Watcher 70/500

Guiding camera:Magzero MZ-5m

Software:Adobe Photoshop CS6

Filter:Astronomik CLS 2"

Accessory:Baader MPCC

Resolution: 4176x2773

Dates:Jan. 24, 2014

Frames: 30x420" ISO800

Integration: 3.5 hours

Darks: ~14

Flats: ~35

Bias: ~36

Avg. Moon age: 22.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.94%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Temperature: 6.00 job: 214357

RA center: 79.100 degrees

DEC center: 34.340 degrees

Orientation: 90.767 degrees

Field radius: 0.741 degrees

Locations: Observatory at home - Viggiù, Viggiù, Varese, Italy


The seeing of the evening was very bad: 2-3/10
Temperature: 6°C / 43°F
Wind: 20 to 40 km/h ---- 12.4 to 24.8 mph ---- 10.8 to 21.6 Knot



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  • Flaming Star Nebula IC 405, 


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    Flaming Star Nebula IC 405, 


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Flaming Star Nebula IC 405, 


            Alessandro Merga...