Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  Flaming Star Nebula  ·  IC 405  ·  NGC 1893  ·  The star 14Aur  ·  The star 16Aur  ·  The star 19Aur
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Flaming Star and Tadpoles

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Flaming Star and Tadpoles, 



    
        

            Andy  Brown

Flaming Star and Tadpoles

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 11, 2022 ·  Jan. 13, 2022
Frames:
ZWO Ha 1.25" 7nm: 10×300(50′) (gain: 108.00) -10°C bin 1×1
ZWO Ha 1.25" 7nm: 29×300(2h 25′) (gain: 108.00) -20°C bin 1×1
ZWO OIII 1.25" 7nm: 10×300(50′) (gain: 108.00) -10°C bin 1×1
ZWO OIII 1.25" 7nm: 19×300(1h 35′) (gain: 108.00) -20°C bin 1×1
ZWO SII 1.25" 7nm: 10×300(50′) (gain: 108.00) -10°C bin 1×1
ZWO SII 1.25" 7nm: 12×300(1h) (gain: 108.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Integration:
7h 30′
Darks:
30
Flats:
25
Flat darks:
25
Avg. Moon age:
9.85 days
Avg. Moon phase:
74.59%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5409229

RA center: 05h18m04s.8

DEC center: +33°4510

Pixel scale: 2.911 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 300.470 degrees

Field radius: 1.968 degrees

Resolution: 4007x2765

File size: 19.1 MB

Locations: Home (back garden), Dartmoor, Devon, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

Flaming Star (IC405) and The Tadpoles (IC410)

After a lack of dark skies in December and surgery on the USB connection to my mount, January has been much better. I had 4 clear nights in a row and managed to capture data for several targets, including this wide field of the Flaming Star and Tadpoles in Auriga.

Although the Moon was bright, my Bortle 4 skies allowed me to get decent narrowband data and with some judicious light pollution removal in APP the result is OK. I've processed this in SHO (Hubble) palette and tweaked the colours in Photoshop.

More targets to follow in the coming days once I've processed them.

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Title: Alternate colour palette

Description: An alternate colour palette based on HSO

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