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


            Pierre Tremblay
IC 405 the Flaming Star nebula
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IC 405 the Flaming Star nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi CN-212 Newton -- ASA corrector

Imaging cameras: QSI583wsg

Mounts: Losmandy G11 Gemini 1, with Ovision RA worm gear

Guiding telescopes or lenses: QSI Off Axis Guiding Pick Off Prism

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI Pro I Monochrome

Focal reducers: ASA 0.73x reducer

Software: MaximDL, DC3 ACP, MaximDL

Filters: Astrodon Gen 1 Series-I 1.25" CRGB, Ha, OIII, SII

Accessory: Homedome Robofocus

Dates:Oct. 18, 2020

Frames: 5x900"

Integration: 1.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.28%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4094405

RA center: 5h 16' 32"

DEC center: +34° 21' 21"

Pixel scale: 2.386 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.994 degrees

Field radius: 0.999 degrees

Resolution: 2400x1822

Locations: Observatoire personnel - Event Horizon, Montmagny, Québec, Canada

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


5 x 350 sec for R.
5 x 300 sec for G and B respectively.
5 x 900 sec for H-alpha.

Ha/R-G-B composite.


Sky plot

Sky plot


IC 405 the Flaming Star nebula, 


            Pierre Tremblay