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NGC1499 California Nebula, 



    
        

            James Patterson
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NGC1499 California Nebula

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NGC1499 California Nebula, 



    
        

            James Patterson
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NGC1499 California Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Z71 71mm doublet

Imaging cameras: Canon 450 XSI modified

Mounts: iOptron CEM60-EC

Software: BackyardEOS BYEOS

Accessory: QHYCCD Polemaster


Dates:Oct. 22, 2016

Frames: 90x60" (1h 30')

Integration: 1h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 21.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 53.50%


Astrometry.net job: 1305347

RA center: 4h 1' 40"

DEC center: +36° 35' 17"

Pixel scale: 3.129 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -103.727 degrees

Field radius: 2.069 degrees


Resolution: 4125x2375

Description

California Nebula gets it's name from the fact the object resembles the state of California.

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NGC1499 California Nebula, 



    
        

            James Patterson