Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  California Nebula  ·  NGC 1499  ·  The star ξPer
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Four Panel of California Nebula, 



    
        

            David Quattlebaum
Four Panel of California Nebula
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Four Panel of California Nebula

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Four Panel of California Nebula, 



    
        

            David Quattlebaum
Four Panel of California Nebula
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Four Panel of California Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Evostar 80ED

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC Pro

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot

Software: Astro Pixel Processor APP  ·  CloudMakers AstroTelescope  ·  CloudMakers AstroGuider  ·  Adobe PHOTOSHOP

Filters: Optolong 2" L-Enhance


Dates:Jan. 29, 2021

Frames: 20x240" (1h 20')

Integration: 1h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 15.48 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.43%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4189685

RA center: 4h 0' 20"

DEC center: +36° 32' 16"

Pixel scale: 1.594 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 129.153 degrees

Field radius: 1.184 degrees


Resolution: 4039x3505

Locations: Home, Central, SC, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is my first attempt to stitch together multiple frames into a single shot. I overlapped the frames really far out of an abundance of caution, but now I am really encouraged that I could pull off a larger field view from multiple images stitched together

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Four Panel of California Nebula, 



    
        

            David Quattlebaum