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Image of the day 01/26/2021

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    The "Flaming Star Nebula" IC 405 in LRGBHa, 


    The "Flaming Star Nebula" IC 405 in LRGBHa
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    The "Flaming Star Nebula" IC 405 in LRGBHa

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics GT 81 IV

    Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM Pro

    Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50/200 GuideScope

    Guiding cameras: ZWO AS120MM-Mini

    Focal reducers: William Optics Flat 6A III

    Software: Photoshop CS 6 photoshop CS6  ·  PixInsight PinInsight  ·  Phd2  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  AstroPixel Processor

    Filters: ZWO 1.25" Blue  ·  ZWO 1.25" Green  ·  ZWO 1.25" Red  ·  ZWO 1.25" Ha 7nm  ·  ZWO 1.25" Luminance

    Accessory: Zwo Filter Wheel 1.25", 5 slot, Electric

    Dates:Sept. 9, 2020Jan. 9, 2021Jan. 10, 2021

    ZWO 1.25" Blue: 15x300" (gain: 50.00) -20C
    ZWO 1.25" Green: 15x300" (gain: 50.00) -20C
    ZWO 1.25" Ha 7nm: 20x600" (gain: 50.00) -20C bin 1x1
    ZWO 1.25" Luminance: 10x600" (gain: 50.00) -20C
    ZWO 1.25" Red: 15x300" (gain: 50.00) -20C

    Integration: 8.8 hours

    Darks: ~10

    Flats: ~50

    Bias: ~50

    Avg. Moon age: 24.48 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 28.43%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 4160734

    RA center: 5h 16' 5"

    DEC center: +33° 47' 42"

    Pixel scale: 2.033 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 268.427 degrees

    Field radius: 1.605 degrees

    Resolution: 4582x3363

    Locations: Gartensternwarte, Jever, Niedersachsen, Germany

    Data source: Traveller


    After a long period of cloudy nights I had the chance to capture some RGB data of IC 405 last Sunday. Hope you like the result of the Flame NebulaIC 405. CS and stay well Harry.




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    The "Flaming Star Nebula" IC 405 in LRGBHa, 



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