Contains: California nebula, NGC 1499, The star ξPer
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NGC1499 - Hubble Palette SHO - LRGB composition

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Takahashi FSQ106ED

Imaging camera: Alta U8300

Mount: CGEM

Guiding telescope or lens: Takahashi FS60-CB

Guiding camera: Atik 16IC

Software: PixInsight 1.8MaximDL 5Adobe Photoshop CS5

Filters: Ha 5nmOIII 5nmSII 5nm

Accessory: Atik EFW2 Filter Wheel

Resolution: 2484x3306 job: 406001

RA center: 60.214 degrees

DEC center: 36.283 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.876 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -8.468 degrees

Field radius: 1.651 degrees

Locations: Observatoire personnel, Vérossaz, Valais, Switzerland


Luminance captured 10/26/2014 with Takahashi FSQ106ED @f/3.65 387mm focal length with Apogee Alta U8300 monochrome and Astrodon H-a 5nm narrowband filter.

4 x 2400s H-a unibnned = 2h40

Chrominance captured 09/21/2013, 09/22/2013, 09/23/2013, 09/24/2013, 10/31/2013, and 11/06/2013 with Takahashi FSQ106ED @f/5 530mm focal length with Apogee Alta U8300 monochrome and Astrodon H-a, OIII, SII 5nm narrowband filter.

40 x 1200s H-a unbinned = 13h20
34 x 1200s OIII unbinned = 11h20
35 x 1200s SII unbinned = 11h40

Total exposure time 39h

Software: MaximDL to capture - MaximDL and CCDInspector to calibrate, register, normalize, data reject and combine - Photoshop CS5 and PixInsight for non-linear streching and color combine.



David Lindemann

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NGC1499 - Hubble Palette SHO - LRGB composition, 


        David Lindemann