IC 417 Spider Nebula

IC 417 Spider Nebula
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IC 417 Spider Nebula  stack of over 20 hrs in L 30x900" and Ha 28x900" and 46x600" RGB from a dslr image (...taken with the same setup last year!), calibrated and stacked and processed in Pixinsight and CS5.

Here the link to the original dslr image: IC 417 - Fotodistelle.it

Full-Res Image

Image Calibration 

Center (RA, Dec): (82.021, 34.416)
Center (RA, hms): 05h 28m 05.072s
Center (Dec, dms): +34° 24' 56.137"
Size: 34.5 x 37.9 arcmin
Radius: 0.427 deg
Pixel scale: 0.948 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: Up is 90.8 degrees E of N


IC 417

IC 417 is an emission nebula in the constellation Auriga, informally known as the Spider Nebula, that is energized by embedded hot, massive blue stars. The small tiny clouds of gas visible in the center of image are locations of new star formation. (www.noao.edu)