Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  Flaming Star Nebula  ·  IC 405  ·  IC 417  ·  M 38  ·  NGC 1893  ·  NGC 1907  ·  NGC 1912  ·  NGC 1931  ·  The star 14Aur  ·  The star 16Aur  ·  The star 19Aur  ·  The star φAur
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Jewels of Auriga, 


Jewels of Auriga
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Jewels of Auriga

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskopservice TS Photoline 80/480 mm F6 Apo Triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC PRO ASI294MCPro  ·  ZWO ASI1600mmpro

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6-R PRO Synscan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS 8 x 50 Finderscope

Focal reducers: Teleskop Service TSRED 379

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC 2020  ·  N.I.N.A.  ·  Astro Pixel Processor

Filters: Baader Ha 36mm 7nm  ·  Chroma OIII 3nm Chroma OIII  ·  Baader S II 8nm 36mm

Accessory: Pegasus Astro Falcon Rotator  ·  Lacerta Mfoc Motorfocus  ·  Lacerta MGEN II  ·  ZWO filter wheel 36mm 7slots electric

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4114321

RA center: 5h 22' 11"

DEC center: +34° 5' 9"

Pixel scale: 2.012 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 19.319 degrees

Field radius: 2.871 degrees

Resolution: 8257x6121

Locations: Balkon, Ascheberg, NRW, Germany

Data source: Backyard


4 panel panorama of the prominent emission nebulas in the constellation Auriga. The image shows (clockwise from top left) the open star clusters M38, NGC 1907, the Flaming Star Nebula IC 405, The Tadpole Nebula IC 410, the Fly Nebula NGC 1931 and the Spider Nebula IC 417.

Camera was an ASI294mcp for the RGB and the stars and an ASI1600mmp for the narrowband signal. The image is an HO-RGB composition with some SII signal in the region of the Tadpole Nebula.

Telescope was a TS Photoline 80/480 with a TSRED379 reducer.


Sky plot

Sky plot


Jewels of Auriga,