Technical data of acquisition

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Basic object information

CCD Acquisition: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9 ( 16 Bit )
CCD Autoguide
: SBIG ST 7 XME 402 E
Optic configuration of the telescope:
Refractor Skywatcher 120-900 mm. ED PRO + focal reducer f 3,3 Meade. Effective focal 3310mm. f/d 2,5 frammed field 1,7 x 1,3 degrees
German Equatorial Mount:
Gemini G 41 Observatory Plus and FS 2 system control
Luminance integration time:
4 frame from 900" each  with  filter Astronomik Ha 13nm
Software used for the acquisition and the elaboration:
CCDSoft, Photoshop CS2, Astroart 4.0
Date of acquisition: December 2007

Zone of acquisition:
Fixed posting of San Giuliano P.no ( Piacenza ) Italy
LAT. 45 4' 5"N - LONG. 10  00' 00"E

Author Astroimager:
Davide Romanini


Name: IC 405
Popular name: Flaming Star Nebula
Type of object: Bright nebula
Magnitude: 10.0
apparent size: 50.0'x30.0'

Position (epoch of date)
Right ascension: 4h 3m 46s
Declination: +36 23' 29"
Constellation: Perseus


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