Contains: California nebula, NGC 1499, The star ξPer
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California Nebula in RGB

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX III

Imaging camera: QSI 683 WSG8

Mount: Paramount MyT

Guiding telescope or lens: Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX III

Guiding camera: QSI 683 WSG8

Software: PixInsight

Filter: Astrodon LRGB CCD Gen II E-Series

Resolution: 4435x3045

Dates: Nov. 2, 2016

Frames: 144x600"

Integration: 24.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.75% job: 1387290

RA center: 60.347 degrees

DEC center: 36.465 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.099 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -169.407 degrees

Field radius: 1.568 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West Observatory, Rowe, MN, United States


The California Nebula in a two-panel LRGB mosaic using a total of 24 hours of data taken at the Deep Sky West Observatory.




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California Nebula in RGB,