September - April
The above image is purely H-a as I currently do not have any RGB data on this target. At some point I will gather said RGB data and integrate the two together creating an Ha-RGB.
Description: Bright Nebula Common Name: IC 417 Messier Catalogue: N/A NGC: 1931 Sharpless: 2-237 Constellation: Auriga Size: 13.0 x 10.0 Arc Minutes Visual Magnitude: +10.00 Distance: 10,000 Light Year
© Paul’s Astrophotography 2020
IC 417 Nebula
IC 417 is alongside the Flaming Star Nebula in the constellation of Auriga. Find the star named Elnath and the Nebula is situated 5° towards the centre of the Constellation
The above image is purely H-a as I currently do not have any RGB data on this target. At some point I will gather said RGB data and integrate the two together creating and Ha-RGB.
Description: Bright Nebula Common Name: IC 417 Messier Catalogue: N/A NGC: 1931 Sharpless: 2-237 Constellation: Auriga Size: 13.0 x 10.0 Arc Minutes Visual Magnitude: +10.00 Distance: 10,000 Light Year
© Paul’s Astrophotography 2020
Finding IC 417 Nebula
IC 417 Nebula
September - April

Image Specification

Date Taken: 29/12/2019 Image Type: Hydrogen Alpha Dark Site?: Yes Telescope: Altair StarWave 70ED Diameter: 70mm Focal Length: 420mm Reducer/Flattener?: Flattener Mount: iEXOS 100 PMC-Eight Guided?: Yes Guiding Software: PHD2 Filter: Hydrogen Alpha 7nm Camera: Canon EOS 450D ISO: 800 (Ha) Video: N/A Light Frames: 6 x 20 Minutes (Ha) Dark Frames: 4 x 20 Minutes Bias Frames: 30 Flat Frames: 20 Capture Program: BackYardEOS Stacking program: DeepSkyStacker Post Processing: PhotoShop CS3