Imaging emission nebula IC410 & open cluster NGC 1893

IC410 is an emission nebula in constellation Auriga. It was discovered 1892 by Max Wolf, a German astronomer. It’s apparent magnitude is around 7.5 mag. Embedded into the IC410 emission nebula is the open cluster NGC 1893. It is about 12,400 light years away and contains ~4600 stellar objects.

The image is also available in full resolution.

Date2013/10/02
LocationBöblingen / Germany
ObjectIC410
CameraAtik383L+
Guidingyes, DMK31AU03.AS via OAG
Telescope8" GSO Newtonian
Barlow lensnone
MountEQ6 Syntrek
Cooling-15°C
Luminance7x 800s, bin: 1x1
Red7x 200s, bin: 2x2
Green7x 200s, bin: 2x2
Blue7x 200s, bin: 2x2
Dark5x
Flat-
Total exposure~2h43m

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Last updated: June 20, 2022 at 10:22 am

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