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Contains:  California nebula, NGC 1499, The star ξPer
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NGC 1499; the California Nebula in Ha, 


            Steve Cooper
NGC 1499; the California Nebula in Ha

NGC 1499; the California Nebula in Ha

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Borg 71FL

Imaging camera:QSI 683 wsg-5


Guiding camera:Loadestar

Software:PixInsight 1.8CCDStack2CCD Navigator 3FocusMax MaxIm DL Pro 6

Filter:Ha 3nm

Resolution: 3307x2471

Frames:Ha 3nm: 14x1800" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 7.0 hours job: 1378525

RA center: 4h 0' 29"

DEC center: +36° 28' 15"

Pixel scale: 3.809 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.358 degrees

Field radius: 2.184


QSI 683wsg Camera and Borg 71 FL telescope at f/4. AP 900 mount. SX Loadstar autoguiding camera. Astrodon 3nm Ha filter
14 X 30 min Ha, Bin 1X1.
Sensor temp @ -20 deg. Frames acquired with MaxIm DL 6, calibrated in CCD Stack2, and processed using PixInsight.
Stardust Ranch, Okeechobee FL



Steve Cooper
License: None (All rights reserved)

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NGC 1499; the California Nebula in Ha, 


            Steve Cooper