Flaming Star and a Spaghetti Hunt

IC405_410_Sh2-240-22d6fea

Graeme Coates

Standlake, Witney

Baader modded 350d + Canon 85mm EF f1.8 USM (at f4). 79x5min (6h35m) at ISO400, through an IDAS P2.

Mount: Losmandy GM-8
Controlled with a Raspberry Pi 3 using Ekos.
Processing with PixInsight

The area around the Flaming Star Neb (IC405) including IC410, M36/37/38 and a whole host of Sh2, LDN, Barnard and IC objects.

I offset the framing to have a tilt at getting the SN remnant Simeis 147 (Sh2-240), otherwise known as the Spaghetti nebula. As a non narrowband image with an uncooled camera, I’ve just captured it (though v faint!!!). Most definitely one for an HA filter attempt with a more suitable rig!

2017-12-11T00:00:00

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