IC 405 (Flaming Star Nebula in Auriga)

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Date: January, 2010
Location: Elizabeth, CO. Mag 5.5 skies, alt ~6500 ft

16" f/4.9 Newtonian, Pegasus Optics primary

6" f/6.9 Newtonian, Parks primary

Mount: MI-500 w/ Astrophysics AP1200 GOTO computer control
Exposure Duration: 

12 panel mosaic, each luminance panel 150 min, -15 deg C

12 color panels, each color panel 100 min, -15 deg C, concurrently taken through a 6" f/6.9 Newtonian


Luminance: SBIG ST-10XME

Color: SBIG 2000XCM


ST-10: Custom Scientific luminance filter

ST-2000XCM: IR blocking filter

Seeing: ~2"

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