Derby and District Astronomical Society
The California Nebula
Emission Nebula in Perseus RA 04h 03m 18s Dec +36° 25m 18s
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|The following image of the California Nebula was created with data taken by Chris Callaway on the 25th and 26th February 2021 from Coalville. The image comprises 20 x 5 minute subs of Ha and 14 x 5 minute subs of Sii. Equipment was a Takahashi 106, the camera was an Atik 16200 with Atik filter wheel and filters, the mount was a Paramount MyT. The images were stacked in Astroart with further processing taking place in Photoshop. Ha was assigned to Red and Sii to both the Green and Blue channels. Image © Chris Callaway.|
|This image of the California Nebula was taken by Steven Chambers in February 2018 from Netherton, Northumberland. It is comprised of 15 frames of 90 seconds each tracked with a Star Adventurer mount and using a Canon EOS 550D at 135 mm and ISO 3200. Image © Steven Chambers.|
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