Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405) with IC 410

Posted by Joe Ulowetz
on Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Oct 2010; Northbrook, IL (mag 3 sky)

Ha 7x15min

R 4x5min

G 4x5min

B 4x5min

Scope: AstroTech AT66 (66mm) f/6

Mount: Losmandy G-11/Gemini

Camera: QSI-583ws camera, -15C, all images binned 2x2

Images acquired w/ MaxIm DL 4 plus custom automation script written in Python.

Stacked in CCDStack2; then Ha channel blended into Red, somewhat into Blue

Channels combined and processed in Photoshop CS2

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