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Observatory Parameters
Apr 24
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
14:21 03:31
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California Nebula, Astrophotography by Lutz

Equipment

  • Imaging telescope / lens: Takahashi Apochromatic 85/327 mm FSQ 85 ED
  • Imaging camera: ASTREL AST8300-B-M-FW (CCD)
  • Mount: Equatorial iOptron CEM25EC
  • Guiding telescope / lens: QHYCCD Refractor 30/130 mm miniGuideScope 130 mm f/4,3
  • Guiding camera: Astrolumina QHY5L-II
  • Filters: Astronomik H-alpha (Narrowband Hydrogen Alpha) H-alpha 6nm CCD 27mm,
    Astronomik OIII (Narrowband Oxigen 3) OIII 6nm CCD 27mm
    Astronomik SII (Narrowband Sulfur 2) SII 6nm CCD 27mm
  • Processed with: PixInsight (Pleiades Astrophoto) up to date
    Photoshop up to date
    lin_guider

Frames / Subs

  • Lights (filter H-alpha): 5 x 600 sec
  • Lights (filter SII): 4 x 600 sec
  • Lights (filter OIII): 3 x 600 sec
  • Total integration time: 2:00 hours

Acquisition

  • Seeing: 4 / 5
  • Transparency: 3 / 5
  • Sky darkness: 3 / 9
  • Ambient temperature: 9.0 ºC
  • Camera sensor temperature: -30.0 ºC
  • Binning: 1x1

Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 3,261 x 2,508 pixels
  • Image Scale: 3.399 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 3º 04' 42''
  • RA Center: 3h 59m 04s
  • DEC Center: 36º 34' 42''
  • Orientation: -87.941 degrees E of N

Sky Maps

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