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Contains:  IC 360, California nebula, NGC 1499, IC 353, Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star 40Per, The star 37Tau, The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star Merope (23Tau), The star ξPer, The star οPer, The star Electra (17Tau), The star Atlas (27Tau), The star Atik (ζPer), The star ηTau, Part of the constellation Perseus (Per)
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California & Pleiades Widefield, 


            Liu Zhuokai

California & Pleiades Widefield

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Canon 100mm 2,8 USM Makro

Imaging camera:Canon 6D modified

Mount:iOptron SmartEQ Pro+

Guiding telescope or lens:QHYCCD QHYmini Guide Scope

Guiding camera:QHYCCD QHY5L-II-M

Software:PixInsight 1.8

Resolution: 2530x1537

Dates:Aug. 14, 2017

Frames: 20x300" ISO400

Integration: 1.7 hours

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 21.56 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.29%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00 job: 2501512

Locations: Mingantu Observing Station, Zhengxiangbaiqi, Inner Mongolia, China

Data source: Traveller



Liu Zhuokai
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • California & Pleiades Widefield, 


            Liu Zhuokai
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    California & Pleiades Widefield, 


            Liu Zhuokai


Added 4 hours exposure


California & Pleiades Widefield, 


            Liu Zhuokai