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The California Nebula- 3 Panel Mosaic

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO WOFLT132

Imaging cameras: QHY 16200A

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO WOFLT132

Guiding cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Focal reducers: William Optics Reducer WO 0.80 #1

Software: PixInsight  ·  Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Adobe Lightroom LR

Filters: Astrodon Ha 3nm  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2

Accessory: Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder  ·  QHY Med OAG QHYOAG-M  ·  Moonlite DRO focuser&rotator Moonlite DRO Focuser & Rotator


Dates:Nov. 6, 2018Nov. 8, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 3nm: 15x900" (3h 45') -15C
B: 15x180" (45') -15C bin 1x1
G: 15x180" (45') -15C bin 1x1
L: 15x180" (45') -15C bin 1x1
R: 15x180" (45') -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 6h 45'

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 14.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.20%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00


Astrometry.net job: 3527176

RA center: 3h 59' 55"

DEC center: +36° 10' 48"

Pixel scale: 3.326 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -152.823 degrees

Field radius: 2.263 degrees


Resolution: 4439x2078

Locations: Marathon Motel, Marathon Motel, TX, United States; MaRIO, Marathon, Texas, None

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Marathon Remote Imaging Observatory (MaRIO)

Description

The California Nebula

Captured from the dark skies in Marathon Texas on my William Optics 132 FLT & QHY 16200 camera. Captured during the months of November and December.

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