Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Barnard's Merope Nebula  ·  California Nebula  ·  IC 341  ·  IC 349  ·  IC 353  ·  IC 354  ·  IC 360  ·  Maia Nebula  ·  Merope Nebula  ·  NGC 1432  ·  NGC 1435  ·  NGC 1499  ·  Part of the constellation Perseus (Per)  ·  The star 54Per  ·  The star Atik (ζPer)  ·  The star Atlas (27Tau)  ·  The star Electra (17Tau)  ·  The star Merope (23Tau)  ·  The star Taygeta (19Tau)  ·  The star εPer  ·  The star ηTau  ·  The star ξPer  ·  The star οPer
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California nebula & Pleiades, 



    
        

            Byoungjun Jeong
California nebula & Pleiades
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California nebula & Pleiades

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California nebula & Pleiades, 



    
        

            Byoungjun Jeong
California nebula & Pleiades
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California nebula & Pleiades

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135mm F2.0 ED UMC

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI2600MC Pro

Mounts: RainbowAstro RST-135

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 30F4 Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM-Mini

Software: PixInsight 1.8

Accessory: ZWO AsiAir Pro  ·  SuperMount CYG48P tripod


Dates:Dec. 12, 2020

Frames: 168x120" (5h 36')

Integration: 5h 36'

Avg. Moon age: 27.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.75%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4111607

RA center: 03h54m28s

DEC center: +30°0119

Pixel scale: 20.762 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 72.452 degrees

Field radius: 11.943 degrees


Resolution: 3840x1552

Data source: Traveller

Description

It is a 4-panel mosaic. The integration time is only 42 minutes per panel. This is possible because it is a combination of fast lens and the latest sensitive CMOS camera. Portable and convenient thanks to the combination of the RST-135 mount and ASIAIR Pro.

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