Flaming Star Nebula

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The Flaming Star nebula lies about 1,500 light years distant, spans about 5 light years, and is visible with a small telescope toward the constellation of the Charioteer (Auriga).

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 8″ f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph
Imaging cameras: QSI 683 wsg-8
Mounts: Celestron AVX
Focal reducers: Baader MPCC
Software: PixInsight
Filters: Orion SkyGlow 2″ Imaging Filter
Dates: Feb. 22, 2014
Frames:
Astrodon 3nm Ha: 8×600″ bin 2×2
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 4×420″ bin 2×2
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 4×420″ bin 2×2
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 4×420″ bin 2×2
Integration: 2.7 hours

Author: Charles Ward

AstroPhotography of the day by SPONLI
30 March 2014