Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Sh2-220
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The Face in The California Nebula, 


            Bob J
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The Face in The California Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SVA 130-T

Imaging cameras: Starlight Xpress Trius SX-694 Mono

Mounts: Celestron CGE Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT66ED

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Software: Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PHD 2  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon Ha 5nm

Accessory: Stellarvue SFF3-25-48 Field Flattener  ·  SX USB Filter Wheel  ·  Starizona MicroTouch Autofocuser

Dates:Oct. 14, 2016

Frames:Astrodon Ha 5nm: 4x900" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 12.84 days

Avg. Moon phase: 95.88%

Temperature: 5.00

Astrometry.net job: 1283450

RA center: 4h 0' 42"

DEC center: +36° 36' 41"

Pixel scale: 1.029 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.996 degrees

Field radius: 0.503 degrees

Resolution: 2750x2200

Data source: Backyard


Testing setup in observatory.



Bob J
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The Face in The California Nebula, 


            Bob J