The Flaming Star Nebula (IC405)

The Flaming Star nebula (IC405) is an emission and a reflection nebula in constellation Auriga. The nebula is approximately 1500 ly. away from earth. The final image is a combination of 37 different frames with an overall exposure time of almost 4 hours (including dark frames).

The image also available in full resolution.

Date2015/02/12
LocationBöblingen / Germany
ObjectFlaming Star Nebula (IC405)
CameraAtik383L+
Guidingyes, DMK31AU03.AS via OAG
Telescope8" GSO Newtonian
Barlow lensnone
MountEQ6 Syntrek
Cooling-15°C
Luminance6x 600s, bin: 1x1
Red5x 300s, bin: 2x2
Green5x 300s, bin: 2x2
Blue5x 300s, bin: 2x2
Dark6x
Flat10x
Total exposure~2h15m

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Last updated: June 19, 2022 at 22:22 pm