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



    
        

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California Nebula NGC 1499 Mosaic
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California Nebula NGC 1499 Mosaic

California Nebula NGC 1499 Mosaic, 



    
        

            dr_klahn
California Nebula NGC 1499 Mosaic
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California Nebula NGC 1499 Mosaic

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS Optics APO65Q

Imaging cameras: Atik 460 EX Mono

Mounts: OTE Astrotec OTE 150-1

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN v2.03

Software: Pixinsight  ·  Photoline

Filters: Baader Planetarium RGB 1.25''  ·  Baader Planetarium Ha 7nm

Accessory: Orion Filter Wheel nautilus


Dates:Jan. 24, 2015March 22, 2015

Frames:
Baader Planetarium Ha 7nm: 25x600" (4h 10') bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium RGB 1.25'': 65x180" (3h 15') bin 1x1

Integration: 7h 25'

Avg. Moon age: 3.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.77%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 585763

RA center: 4h 0' 3"

DEC center: +36° 31' 55"

Pixel scale: 4.360 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 37.528 degrees

Field radius: 1.378 degrees


Resolution: 3918x2124

Locations: Balcony (Bad Homburg, Germany), Bad Homburg v.d.H, Hessen, Germany

Data source: Traveller

Description

Finally I was able to capture the second part of the california nebula. Conditions were very bad as usual, but I am very surprised what a Ha-filter can do, even if there are no stars visible in the dust ;)

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California Nebula NGC 1499 Mosaic, 



    
        

            dr_klahn