Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Crater (Crt)  ·  Contains:  Part of the constellation Centaurus (Cen)  ·  The star Muhlifain (γCen)  ·  The star σCen  ·  The star τCen
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California Nebula, NGC 1499, Hubble Palette Original Color Format, Cooperative Image of Coles and Franke, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)
California Nebula, NGC 1499, Hubble Palette Original Color Format, Cooperative Image of Coles and Franke
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California Nebula, NGC 1499, Hubble Palette Original Color Format, Cooperative Image of Coles and Franke

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics AP 130mm f/6.3 Starfire EDF

Imaging cameras: SBIG STXL-11002/FW8G-STXL

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1AP GTO with GTOCP3

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics AP 130mm f/6.3 Starfire EDF

Guiding cameras: SBIG STXL-11002/FW8G-STXL

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Maxim DL Pro 5

Filters: Astrodon 3nm OIII  ·  Astrodon 3nm SII  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm


Dates:Dec. 27, 2008Dec. 28, 2008Nov. 20, 2014

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 9x1800" (4h 30') bin 1x1
Astrodon 3nm SII: 9x1800" (4h 30') bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 29x900" (7h 15') bin 1x1

Integration: 16h 15'

Avg. Moon age: 19.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.81%


Astrometry.net job: 425637

RA center: 11h 46' 6"

DEC center: -22° 3' 10"

Pixel scale: 6.089 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 136.848 degrees

Field radius: 4.074 degrees


Resolution: 620x930

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Description

This is a Hubble Palette image in the Original Color Format without enhancement. It is cooperative image of myself and Bob Franke. The H-alpha data comes from an earlier post (http://www.astrobin.com/137115/) and the S2 and O3 data from

Bob (http://bf-astro.com/ngc1499nb.htm).

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Center (RA, Dec): (60.031, 36.569)

Center (RA, hms): 04h 00m 07.346s

Center (Dec, dms): +36° 34' 08.788"

Size: 1.56 x 2.34 deg

Radius: 1.406 deg

Pixel scale: 2.1 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: Up is 89.9 degrees E of N

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California Nebula, NGC 1499, Hubble Palette Original Color Format, Cooperative Image of Coles and Franke, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)