is an emission nebula in the constellation of Auriga. It is often
overlooked as it lies near the much more commonly observed nebulae
IC 410 (the Tadpoles) and IC 405 (the Flaming Star). It is sometimes
referred to as the Spider Nebula as it appears to be attacking the
nearby Fly Nebula (NGC 1931 - not pictured).
10 in. f/5 Newtonian
||QHY 5L II-M on 60mm guide scope
||Color: Modified Canon 650D; raw
capture; ISO 3200
Ha: SBIG ST-8300 w/ 12nm Astronomik filter
||Color: 24 @ 5 min.
Ha: 24 @ 7.5 min.
subframes were captured, aligned, and combined in ImagesPlus. Ha subframes
were captured, aligned, and combined in CCDSoft. The component images
were aligned in RegiStar; they were combined adjusted in Photoshop.
Topaz Detail and DeNoise were applied.
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