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

Technical card

Resolution: 2672x4008

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

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 9x1800" bin 1x1
Astrodon 3nm SII: 9x1800" bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 29x900" bin 1x1

Integration: 16.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.81%

Astrometry.net job: 425637

RA center: 176.526 degrees

DEC center: -22.053 degrees

Pixel scale: 6.089 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 136.848 degrees

Field radius: 4.074 degrees

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