The California Nebula

California Nebula by Joseph Stafford, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, UK.

Joseph Stafford

Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Skywatcher 80ED DS PRO f/7.5 refractor
Celestron CG5 Advanced GT
Canon EOS 1200D
Astronomik CLS
Baader 7nm Ha

This image was taken on a cold night in December, when the air was super steady. This image is a HaRGB composite image, so it is a combination of RGB data, with a layer of hydrogen alpha at about 15% luminosity. This made the nebulosity really pop out of the dark background.