Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  California nebula  ·  NGC 1499
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California Nebula, 



    
        

            Drew Evans
California Nebula
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California Nebula, 



    
        

            Drew Evans
California Nebula
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron RASA 11" f/2.2

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC Pro

Mounts: Celestron CGX-L

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 60mm f/4.6 Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MM Mini (mono)

Software: Lightroom CC  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Baader f/2 Highspeed in H-alpha 10nm

Accessory: ZWO ASIAIR



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3215410

RA center: 4h 1' 0"

DEC center: +36° 31' 19"

Pixel scale: 1.543 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 55.665 degrees

Field radius: 0.915 degrees


Resolution: 2466x3484

Locations: Home, Flagstaff, Arizona, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Love how this narrowband-only data came out on this section of the California Nebula from earlier in the month. After a few trial and error attempts with the fast Baader f/2 Ha filter, this nailed it (despite focus being slightly off).

OTA: 11" Celestron RASA f/2.2 620mm focal length

Camera: ZWO ASI294MC Pro

Mount: Celestron CGX-L

Control: ZWO ASIAIR Pro

Auto-guiding: ZWO ASI290MM Mini and ZWO 60mm f/4.6 Guidescope with dithering

Filter: Baader f/2 Highspeed in H-alpha 10nm

Gain: 200

1.75 hour combined exposure (300s x 21 exposures) with darks and flats

Langhorne, PA - Bortle 7 skies

Processed in Pixinsight and Lightoom

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California Nebula, 



    
        

            Drew Evans