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The Flaming Star Nebula ( IC405) in Auriga

The 'Flaming Star Nebula' ( IC405) in Auriga

AE Auriga is embedded in this flame-like shaped nebula. The blueish color of a reflexion nebula and the red of a hydrogen cloud intermingles to different shades of purple around the star.
To the lower left is another emission nebula - IC410. An embedded star cluster has generated the doughnut shape.

Modified Canon 20D mounted on a TMB 80mm/F6 + Televue 0.8x reducer/flattener. Halpha ( Astronomik Ha, 13nm): 18x600sec/ISO800; RGB ( IDAS-LPS): 18x300sec/ISO800. Calibration and stacking, averaging, color balancing, sharpening in Images Plus and Photoshop CS2. full exif

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Francesco 18-Dec-2007 17:40
May I know how, in terms of which filters, the Canon 20D is modified ?
I'm just choosing between Canon 20DA and a modified 20D model, and whish to be helped in my choice
Many thanks