IC405 (The Flaming Star) in Auriga 


IC405 - The Flaming Star Nebula in Auriga. Favourite of astrophotographers. 

Apogee U16M camera w Astrodon Gen II filters
Planewave 12.5" CDK
20 x 10 min for each of RGB
Paramount ME guided w ST-402 in an Astrodon MMOAG
Image acquisition in TSX
Initial calibration in Maxim (darks, flats, individual channel combines)

Colours combined and subsequent processing in PixInsight
Very slight adjustments and final crop in PS CC 2015

Click on the image to see a 50% version (the above is 25%)

Captured January 2016
Lucknow, Ontario