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California Nebula, 



    
        

            Samara
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California Nebula

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California Nebula, 



    
        

            Samara
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California Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Star 71 Astrograph

Imaging cameras: ASI 1600 MM - Cooled ASI1600MM-cooled

Mounts: CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics Star 71 Astrograph

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2 Lodestar X2 mono

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  CCDStack 2+  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS5 ps5  ·  DC-3 Dreams Pinpoint

Filters: Astrodon S-II 3nm  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 5nm  ·  Astrodon O-III 3nm

Accessory: Rigel Systems Rigel NStep Focuser  ·  ATIK Filter Wheel Atik EFW2  ·  starlight express OAG


Dates:Sept. 28, 2016

Frames: 32x900" (8h)

Integration: 8h

Avg. Moon age: 27.20 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.03%


Astrometry.net job: 1271409

RA center: 4h 0' 40"

DEC center: +36° 35' 2"

Pixel scale: 2.233 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.203 degrees

Field radius: 1.564 degrees


Resolution: 4237x2726

Locations: Cygnus X-1 Observatory, Ohio, Ohio, United States

Description

The last one from the clear nights I had in September. I didn't want the usual red/pink color I see on this target, which to me looks like fire, so I tried to get as close as I could to "fire". I didn't have perfect data for this target, Ha was great but SII was slightly out of focus and OIII barely there, few exposures and week signal so because of that the stars look weird but it is what it is, I was done shooting this target and I didn't want to go back. Maybe next year I'll go back and see if I can improve.

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California Nebula, 



    
        

            Samara

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