Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Flaming Star Nebula  ·  IC 405  ·  The star 19Aur
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IC 405: The Flaming Star Nebula, 


IC 405: The Flaming Star Nebula
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IC 405: The Flaming Star Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS Photoline 72mm F/6 APO

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60D mod

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 SynScan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen II

Software: Adobe Lighroom  ·  Topaz Denoise AI  ·  Photoshop  ·  Pleiades PixInsight

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-D1 EOS CLIP

Accessory: TS Optics PHOTOLINE APO Flattener Corrector (TSFLAT72)

Dates:Sept. 20, 2020Sept. 21, 2020

Frames:Hutech IDAS LPS-D1 EOS CLIP: 118x120" ISO800

Integration: 3.9 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Flat darks: ~20

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 4.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.83%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3905184

RA center: 5h 15' 27"

DEC center: +34° 9' 28"

Pixel scale: 2.000 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 41.131 degrees

Field radius: 1.432 degrees

Resolution: 4290x2860

Locations: Balkon, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany

Data source: Traveller


For IC405 I only have about 2.5 hours per night before another building blocks the view. The balcony can have its drawbacks...



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IC 405: The Flaming Star Nebula,