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The California Nebula, 



    
        

            Sinan Arkin
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The California Nebula

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The California Nebula, 



    
        

            Sinan Arkin
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The California Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX4

Imaging cameras: FLI ML16200

Mounts: Celestron CGX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX4

Guiding cameras: ASI ZWO ASI120mm mini

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Pleaides Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Adobe Lighroom CC  ·  Open PHD Guiding Project PHD2 Guiding

Filters: Chroma R 50mm  ·  Chroma G 50mm  ·  Chroma 5nm SII 50mm  ·  Chroma 5nm Ha 50mm  ·  Chroma 3nm OIII 50mm  ·  Chorma B 50mm

Accessory: Celestron StarSense  ·  MoonLite NiteCrawler WR35  ·  PrimaLuceLab ECCO  ·  Celestron SkySync GPS  ·  Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat  ·  Optec Sagitta OAG  ·  PrimaLuceLab Eagle 3  ·  FLI Filter Wheel 5-7  ·  QHYCCD Polemaster


Frames:
Chorma B 50mm: 30x120" (1h) -20C bin 1x1
Chroma 3nm OIII 50mm: 82x300" (6h 50') -20C bin 1x1
Chroma 5nm Ha 50mm: 76x300" (6h 20') -20C bin 1x1
Chroma 5nm SII 50mm: 84x300" (7h) -20C bin 1x1
Chroma G 50mm: 30x120" (1h) -20C bin 1x1
Chroma R 50mm: 30x120" (1h) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 23h 10'

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Astrometry.net job: 4128769

RA center: 3h 59' 59"

DEC center: +36° 18' 52"

Pixel scale: 0.968 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -118.613 degrees

Field radius: 1.809 degrees


Resolution: 4388x3461

Locations: Bellapais, Kyrenia, Cyprus

Data source: Backyard

Description

Nebula in SHO, stars in RGB.

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