IC 405 The Flaming Star Nebula

IC 405 Flaming Star Nebula in Ha Flaming Star Nebula HaRGB IC 405
Object: IC 405 The Flaming Star Nebula
Date: Ha: January 5, 2014RGB: February 18, 2014
Equipment: Telescope: Takahashi Sky 90II with F/4.5 reducer/flattener

Camera: SBIG ST-10XME w/ CFW10 (Astrodon 3nm Ha & E Series Gen 2 RGB Filters)

Autoguider: Orion Starshoot for Ha, SBIG Remote Guide Head for RGB

Guidescope: Orion 50mm for Ha, 100mm efinder for RGB

Mount: Celestron CG-5 Mount

Exposure Info: Ha: 8 x 20 minsR: 6 x 5 mins

G: 6 x 5 mins

B: 6 x 5 mins

Total exposure: 4 hours 10 mins

Processing: Maxim DL 5.23, Photoshop CS6
Notes: I learned how to guide via MaximDL in between imaging Ha and the RGB channels.  I also switched from using the SSAG to the SBIG Remote Guide Head.  Used a new technique using the high pass filter in Photoshop to bring out more detail in the Nebula

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