Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  16 Aur  ·  17 AR Aur  ·  18 Aur  ·  19 Aur  ·  AE Aur  ·  Flaming Star nebula  ·  IC 405  ·  IC405  ·  Sh2-229  ·  The star 16Aur  ·  The star 19Aur
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Flaming Star Nebula IC 405, 



    
        

            Anthony Quintile
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Flaming Star Nebula IC 405

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SVX080T-3SV

Imaging cameras: Pentax K3 II

Mounts: Losmandy G11 Gemini 2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 60280 Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Focal reducers: Stellarvue SFF3-80

Software: Phd2  ·  Photoshop CC 2019  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker


Dates:Feb. 25, 2020Feb. 26, 2020

Frames: 108x240" ISO200

Integration: 7.2 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~42

Bias: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 2.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.20%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


Astrometry.net job: 3288225

RA center: 5h 16' 22"

DEC center: +34° 9' 27"

Pixel scale: 1.662 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 9.494 degrees

Field radius: 1.635 degrees


Resolution: 3874x5931

Locations: Home, Flagstaff, AZ, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

There sure are a lot of stars around this very dim object! This probably needs more exposure time with a DSLR, but I am moving on for now.

Best 95%, so 6 hours 48 minutes net exposure.

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Description: Improved medium star halos and color.

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Flaming Star Nebula IC 405, 



    
        

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