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California Nebula (Central Area), 



    
        

            David A Pyle
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California Nebula (Central Area)

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
California Nebula (Central Area), 



    
        

            David A Pyle
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California Nebula (Central Area)

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Explore Scientific 208mm f/3.9 Carbon Fiber Newtonian Reflector
Imaging Cameras
QHYCCD QHY294M Pro
Mounts
Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro
Filters
Antlia 3.0nm OIII PRO · Antlia 3.0nm SII PRO · Antlia 3.0nm Ha PRO
Accessories
Pegasus Astro Universal Focus Cube Autofocuser · Pegasus Astro Pocket Powerbox Advanced Astro powerbox · QHYCFW3-L Filter Wheel · Explore Scientific HRCC
Software
NINA,PhD2,PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
QHY Mini Guidescope
Guiding Cameras
QHY5III290 Monochrome QHY5III290 Guide Camera

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 10, 2021 ·  Nov. 11, 2021 ·  Nov. 12, 2021
Frames:
Antlia 3.0nm Ha PRO: 84x300" (7h) (gain: 1600.00) -2C bin 2x2
Antlia 3.0nm OIII PRO: 48x300" (4h) (gain: 1600.00) -2C bin 2x2
Antlia 3.0nm SII PRO: 84x300" (7h) (gain: 1600.00) -2C bin 2x2
Integration:
18h
Darks:
20
Flats:
40
Flat darks:
40
Avg. Moon age:
7.34 days
Avg. Moon phase:
49.51%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00

RA center: 04h01m18s.60

DEC center: +36°3204.4

Pixel scale: 1.098 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -157.743 degrees

Field radius: 0.732 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4039x2594

Locations: Corpus Christi, TX, Corpus Christi, TX, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

First full image with the QHY294M Pro. Lost a lot of OIII due to clouds while I was sleeping, but still a decent amount bring in some color. Might have to try a mosaic on this target.....

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California Nebula (Central Area), 



    
        

            David A Pyle