Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  Flaming Star nebula  ·  IC 405

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    The Flaming Star Nebula - IC 405, 



    
        

            Theodore Arampatzoglou
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    The Flaming Star Nebula - IC 405

    Image of the day 05/27/2014

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      The Flaming Star Nebula - IC 405, 



    
        

            Theodore Arampatzoglou
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      The Flaming Star Nebula - IC 405

      Technical card

      Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 110

      Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-10XME

      Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO

      Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics zenithstar 1 80x480

      Guiding cameras: Meade DSI C

      Software: PHD Guiding  ·  CCDStack  ·  Photoshop  ·  Gradient Xterminator  ·  Software Bisque TheSky6 Pro  ·  Imagenomic Noiseware professional  ·  Astronomy tools for Photoshop  ·  eqmod  ·  HLGV HLVG  ·  ccdsoft

      Filters: Ha 5nm


      Dates:Nov. 12, 2008

      Frames: 26x600" (4h 20')

      Integration: 4h 20'

      Avg. Moon age: 13.88 days

      Avg. Moon phase: 99.12%


      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 285940

      RA center: 5h 16' 29"

      DEC center: +34° 28' 44"

      Orientation: 2.984 degrees

      Field radius: 0.512 degrees


      Resolution: 1600x1702

      Locations: Via Lactea Observatory, Paramithia, Epirus, Greece

      Data source: Backyard

      Description

      HaRGB technique it's not my favorite, but it's the only way to show this dramatic flaming view !!!
      Ha (Ha+R)GB
      Ha:80'(8x10') R:50'(10x5') G:50'(10x5') B:80'(16x5')
      total exposure 260min

      Instruments and exposure data:
      W.O FLT110 with dedicated TMB field flattener and FeatherTouch 3'' focuser
      Starizona MicroTouch autofocuser
      SBIG ST10XME CFW9
      Filter Astrodon Hα 5nm
      Astrodon RGB Filters
      EQ6

      B image : An artistic view of the Flaming Star Nebula, with 3D illusion...i think!!

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