Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  16 Aur  ·  17 AR Aur  ·  18 Aur  ·  19 Aur  ·  AE Aur  ·  Flaming Star Nebula  ·  Flaming Star nebula  ·  IC 405  ·  IC405  ·  IC410  ·  NGC 1893  ·  NGC1893  ·  Sh2-229  ·  Sh2-230  ·  Sh2-236  ·  The star 16Aur  ·  The star 19Aur
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The Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405) & Tadpole Nebula (IC410) Mosaic, 



    
        

            Chris Willocks
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The Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405) & Tadpole Nebula (IC410) Mosaic

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The Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405) & Tadpole Nebula (IC410) Mosaic, 



    
        

            Chris Willocks
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The Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405) & Tadpole Nebula (IC410) Mosaic

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-85ED

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro SynScan

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro GPCAM2 AR0130 Mono

Software: ProDigital Software Astronomy Tools Actions Set  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  PixInsight  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  EQASCOM

Filters: Baader 36mm Unmounted OIII Filter  ·  Baader 36mm Unmounted Ha Filter

Accessory: Pulsar Observatories 2.2m Dome  ·  TS Optics 2" Off-Axis Guider  ·  PrimaLuceLab Eagle Observatory  ·  Lakeside Astro Motorised Focuser  ·  Xagyl 7 Position Ultra Thin Motorised Filter Wheel


Dates:Jan. 6, 2021

Frames:
Baader 36mm Unmounted Ha Filter: 19x1800" (9h 30') -20C bin 1x1
Baader 36mm Unmounted OIII Filter: 20x1800" (10h) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 19h 30'

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 22.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 48.98%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Astrometry.net job: 4136241

RA center: 5h 18' 57"

DEC center: +33° 51' 32"

Pixel scale: 2.477 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.801 degrees

Field radius: 1.781 degrees


Resolution: 4248x2961

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

This is a two-pane mosaic of the Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405) and the Tadpoles Nebula (IC 410) in bicolour (HOO).

The data was acquired over the space of a few weeks. I'm pretty pleased with the end result.

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The Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405) & Tadpole Nebula (IC410) Mosaic, 



    
        

            Chris Willocks