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Contains:  Flaming Star Nebula, IC 405, The star 16Aur, The star 19Aur
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IC 405 Flaming Star Nebula, 


            Alexander Todorov
IC 405 Flaming Star Nebula
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IC 405 Flaming Star Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Sky-Watcher Evostar 80ED DS-Pro

Imaging cameras:Canon 1000D

Mounts:Celestron CG5 Advanced GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses:SVBONY 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras:ASI ZWO 120MM m

Focal reducers:Sky-Watcher .85x Reducer/Flattener for ED80

Software:Photoshop CCPHD Guiding 2PixInsight 1.8DSS 4.1.1

Filters:Baader 7nm H-alpha

Dates:March 18, 2020

Frames:Baader 7nm H-alpha: 49x360" ISO1600 11C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.9 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 24.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.14%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3555178

RA center: 5h 16' 31"

DEC center: +34° 21' 21"

Pixel scale: 1.125 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 265.517 degrees

Field radius: 1.467 degrees

Resolution: 7812x5204

Data source: Backyard


Due to the COVID-19 quarantaine i had to try something new and do some imaging from the roof of my 7 storey flat. I had a couple of clear nights that i took advantage of and i'm glad of the result.



Alexander Todorov
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IC 405 Flaming Star Nebula, 


            Alexander Todorov