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Contains:  Flaming Star nebula, IC 405
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The Flaming Star Nebula, IC 405, SH 2-229, Caldwell 31, 





    
        

            Steven Bellavia
The Flaming Star Nebula, IC 405, SH 2-229, Caldwell 31

The Flaming Star Nebula, IC 405, SH 2-229, Caldwell 31

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Resolution: 5000x3510

Dates:Jan. 6, 2020Jan. 15, 2020

Frames:
Astronomik 6nm OIII: 25x300" (gain: 111.00) -15C bin 1x1
Optolong 7nm Ha 2": 30x300" (gain: 111.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik L2 UV/IR Cut: 60x180" (gain: 100.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 7.6 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 15.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 76.33%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 19.60

Mean FWHM: 4.33

Temperature: -0.67

Astrometry.net job: 3178399

RA center: 5h 15' 51"

DEC center: +34° 25' 1"

Pixel scale: 1.098 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.251 degrees

Field radius: 0.931

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Flaming Star Nebula, IC 405, SH 2-229, Caldwell 31, is an emission and reflection nebula in the constellation Auriga, surrounding the bluish star AE Aurigae. The nebula is about 1,500 light-years away and about 5 light-years across.

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