Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  Flaming Star nebula  ·  IC 405  ·  IC 410  ·  IC 417  ·  M 38  ·  NGC 1893  ·  NGC 1907  ·  NGC 1912  ·  The star 14Aur  ·  The star 16Aur  ·  The star 19Aur  ·  The star σAur  ·  The star φAur
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Colorful Objects in Auriga, 



    
        

            David McGarvey
Colorful Objects in Auriga
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Colorful Objects in Auriga

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Colorful Objects in Auriga, 



    
        

            David McGarvey
Colorful Objects in Auriga
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Colorful Objects in Auriga

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikon 300mm f2.8

Imaging cameras: Nikon D750

Mounts: AstroTrac TT320X-AG

Software: Photoshop CC 2018  ·  rnc-color-stretch  ·  RawTherapee  ·  DeepSkyStacker 4.1.1


Dates:Nov. 25, 2019

Frames: 72x60" (1h 12')

Integration: 1h 12'

Avg. Moon age: 28.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.70%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3086005

RA center: 05h21m37s.4

DEC center: +34°2956

Pixel scale: 14.087 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 45.145 degrees

Field radius: 3.415 degrees


Resolution: 1371x1080

Locations: Back Yard, Westover, Pennsylvania, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Some of the colorful objects found in the constellation Auriga including the Flaming Star Nebula, Starfish Cluster, and surrounding dust. This is my first time shooting this area and I think I'll be returning!

Nikon D750 (Stock)

Nikkor 300mm f/2.8 AI-S ED lens

f/2.8

ISO 1600

AstroTrac TT320X-AG - no guiding

Acquisition:

72 x 60" exposures (72 mins. total integration time)

Processing:

RawTherapee, Deep Sky Stacker, RNC-Color-Stretch, & Photoshop.

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