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About this Image
IC 405 (to the left) and IC 410 (to the right) are a nice pair of faint H-II areas in the constellation Auriga.
IC 405, also known as the Flaming Star Nebula shows a distinct blue reflection nebula and very turbulent shock waves.
105mm TMB refractor with flattener at f/6.5
|Camera||SBIG STL-11000M at -30C, internal filter wheel|
|Filters||Astronomik H-alpha (15 nm) + RGB|
|Date||Nov 21, 2004.|
|Sky Conditions||mag 5.5, good transparency, temperature 0 C,|
Ha = 225 min (15-minute sub-exposures),
RGB= 30:30:30 min (10-minute sub-exposures)
Image aquisition in Maxim DL 4.0; Image calibration, aligning, mean stacking, DDP and color synthesis in ImagesPlus;
Photoshop: H-alpha blended to red and L channel; cropped, Noise reduction by Neatimage;