Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  California Nebula  ·  NGC 1499
NGC 1499 - California Nebula, 



    
        

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NGC 1499 - California Nebula
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NGC 1499 - California Nebula

NGC 1499 - California Nebula, 



    
        

            Matteo Ambrosi
NGC 1499 - California Nebula
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NGC 1499 - California Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 150/750 Newton

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 450D Baader mod

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Artesky Ultraguide 60/240 mm

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 224 MC

Software: Astro Photography Tool - APT  ·  PixInsight

Filters: L-Pro 2"

Accessory: Skywatcher 2" Coma Corrector f/4 - f/6


Dates:Jan. 10, 2021

Frames:L-Pro 2": 57x180" (2h 51') ISO800

Integration: 2h 51'

Darks: ~27

Flats: ~41

Bias: ~41

Avg. Moon age: 26.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.40%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4159397

RA center: 4h 0' 59"

DEC center: +36° 28' 19"

Pixel scale: 1.571 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 119.085 degrees

Field radius: 1.076 degrees


Resolution: 4104x2736

Locations: Sandrà (Home), Castelnuovo del Garda, Verona, Italy

Data source: Backyard

Description

California nebula (NGC 1499) is an emission nebula located in the constellation Perseus, 1000 light years away. It is so named because it appears to resemble the outline of the US State of California.

Acquisition date: 10-11/01/2021
Telescope: Skywatcher 150/750
Guide scope: UltraGuide Artesky 60/240
Mount: Celestron AVX
Camera: Canon EOS 450d modified with Baader filter
Guide camera: Zwo Asi 224 MC
Filter: Optolong L-Pro
Coma corrector: Skywatcher coma corrector 2''
Lights: 57x180'' 800 ISO
Darks: 27x180''
Flats: 41
Biases: 41
Software: APT Astro Photography Tool, PixInsight

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