ic 405 - the flaming star - 2 hours
click image for 50% full size


the flaming star, so named for the filaments of red .... 12 x 600 second subs...

Vixen/Synta 80mm ED f7.5 piggyback on the Meade classic 12 inch, Hapmod 350d controlled by Nebulosity 2.0.6, guided by the main tube at f6.9
with DSI pro mono and PHD. Processed using darks, bad pixel removal, color balance and curves in Nebulosity, final adjustments including layer masking
min/hipass, star color enhancement, GradientXTerminator, and a couple of other things in Photoshop CS3....

sky only fair, haze and east wind

enjoy peaceful skies