IC405 - Flaming Star Nebula


Hey Steemians,

It has been a long time since my last post. I had a lot of work to do before the end of the year and Christmas season, and still not completely got it done right now.
Anyway, I got some hours of clear sky in between all these cloudy and/or misty nights. This year winter-sky seems to be one of the worst in the last years. Due to this, I was only able to get 35 minutes of exposure time for the Flame Nebula. However, there are already some details that cam out in post-processing. Unfortunately, the overall noise in the image is still at a very high level. Well... I hope next year will be better weather conditions and I'm able to get at least 10 hours of total exposure time.
I also wanted to test the new release of the @actifit app, that was released yesterday in the App Store.

The Flaming Star Nebula

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For more information about the photographed animal or plant, please visit the following link.
The Flaming Star Nebula on Wikipedia

Camera settings

Camera QHY247C
Lens TSAPO65Q · 420mm · f6.5
Filter Duo Narrowband H-alpha & OIII
Exposure time 7 x 300 sec = 35min =
ISO Unity Gain @ -20°C
Focal length 420mm

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This photo is incredible

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Thank you very much @faeryboots :-)


Thank you very much @rajib2k5 :-)
You made a great shot of the Bubble Nebula ;-)
How long was your exposure time?


My mentor mod'd my dslr. We were able to do this using 15 minutes worth of exposure time.


That's great :-)
A pretty nice picture for 15 minutes exposure time.

Wurde aber auch Zeit. 🤗

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Wenn doch nur mehr Zeit, mehr Motivation und besseres Wetter wäre :-D

Ich liebe deine Sternen Bilder, die sind immer etwas ganz besonderes. Sieht wieder super aus.


Vielen Dank für deine netten Worte Florian :-)
Freut mich sehr, dass es dir gefällt.


Danke Oliver :-)


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