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The Flaming Star Nebula (H-Alpha)

The Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405) is a large area of nebulosity in Auriga, whose glow is powered by the bright variable star AE Aurigae, the brightest star seen in the brightest portion of the nebula.

 

A previous version of this (with only 1 hour of data) is here.

 

Takahashi Sky 90 at f/4.5

SBIG STL-4020M (self-guide)

Takahashi EM-200

Hutech LPS filter

H-Alpha: 2:20 (20 minute exposures)

Processed with Maxim/DL and Photoshop CS3

Noel Carboni's Astronomy Tools

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Taken on November 22, 2007