Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  California nebula  ·  NGC 1499  ·  The star ξPer
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California Nebula, 



    
        

            Jon Rista
California Nebula
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California Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 600mm f/4 L II

Imaging cameras: Canon 5D mark III

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ORION 80mm Short Tube

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II Mono

Software: BackyardEOS v3  ·  PixInsight PixInsinght


Dates:Sept. 15, 2015Sept. 16, 2015Sept. 19, 2015

Frames:
73x150" ISO1600 21C bin 1x1
50x150" ISO1600 28C bin 1x1
32x150" ISO1600 31C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.5 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 3.49 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.99%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 21.36

Mean FWHM: 6.33

Temperature: 18.67


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 782698

RA center: 4h 3' 15"

DEC center: +36° 6' 28"

Orientation: 0.150 degrees

Field radius: 2.124 degrees


Resolution: 620x411

Locations: East Quincy Dark Site (Far End), Aurora, CO, United States

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