Imaging telescope or lens: Takahashi TOA-130
Imaging camera: Starlight Xpress H694 Mono CCD
Mount: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO
Guiding telescope or lens: Takahashi TOA-130
Guiding camera: Starlight Xpress Lodestar
Focal reducer: TOA-645 Super Reducer
Integration: 14.2 hours
Avg. Moon age: 4.78 days
Avg. Moon phase: 32.73%
Astrometry.net job: 192519
RA center: 60.930 degrees
DEC center: 51.320 degrees
Orientation: -96.606 degrees
Field radius: 0.562 degrees
Locations: San Jose, CA, San Jose, California, United States
NGC 1491 is an emission nebula in Perseus. It's 10,700 light years away in the Perseus arm of the Milky Way. Stars are created in this nebula - and the ultraviolet ligth from those newborn stars make the nebula glow.
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