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Name / Constellation

IC 405

Other: SH-2 229; Caldwell 31; Ced 42; Flaming Star Nebula

Aur

Coordinates AR: 05h 16m 12sec - Dec: +34° 16' 00"
Optics Takahashi FSQ 106N APO Fluorite F5 - 60/220 guiding refractor
Camera-Mount SBIG STF8300M - Orion StarShot Guider - 10Micron GM2000 QCI Mount
Filters Baader Halpha 7 nm - Oxygen 3 -Sulfur 2
Exposure
  • Halpha
  • Oxygen 3
  • Sulfur 2
  • 18 x 900 sec - 4 hours 30 min
  • 7 x 900 sec - 1 hours 45 min
  • 7 x 900 sec - 1 hours 45 min
  • UNBINNED
  • BINNING 2X2
  • BINNING 2X2
Location / Date Promiod (Valle D'Aosta-Italy) "TLP" Remote Observatory - 21/25 jan / 21 feb 2017
Seeing About 2" @ 2.1 arcosec/pixel unbinned
Note SHO Palette - Totally Remoted First Light
Acquisition MaxIm DL - CCD Autopilot 5 - CCD Commander
Processing Adobe Photoshop CS5 -
Comment

Located 1630 Mly away, IC 405 is an emission/reflection nebula sorroundin the bluish star AE Aurigae. Apparent size 37' x 10', it appears to be linked toiother nebulosity zones as IC 410.