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Contains:  IC 360, California nebula, NGC 1499, IC 353, Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star Merope (23Tau), The star ξPer, The star οPer, The star Electra (17Tau), The star νPer, The star Atlas (27Tau), The star εPer, The star Atik (ζPer), The star ηTau, Part of the constellation Perseus (Per)
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From The California Nebula to M45, 


            Dominique Callant
From The California Nebula to M45

From The California Nebula to M45

Technical card

Resolution: 1711x2639

Dates:Oct. 8, 2018

Frames:Optolong UHC: 62x120" ISO1600 bin 1x1

Integration: 2.1 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 28.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.56%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean SQM: 18.96 job: 2308203

RA center: 57.572 degrees

DEC center: 30.903 degrees

Pixel scale: 32.087 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 352.549 degrees

Field radius: 14.017 degrees

Locations: home backyard, Houthalen, Limburg, Belgium

Data source: Backyard



Dominique Callant
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Sky plot

Sky plot


From The California Nebula to M45, 


            Dominique Callant