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Contains:  California nebula, NGC 1499, The star 50Per, The star ξPer
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California Nebula, 


            Robert Engberg
California Nebula

California Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 5184x3456

Dates:July 28, 2017

Frames: 80x118"

Integration: 2.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.33% job: 1683834

RA center: 60.637 degrees

DEC center: 36.779 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.520 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 141.242 degrees

Field radius: 3.911 degrees

Locations: Big Sand Lake, Siren, Wisconsin, United States

Data source: Backyard


First attempt at this object, though I went looking for it unsuccessfully once before. I didn't hit 'OK' after setting my camera to RAW mode, so this is a stack of 80 JPGs.



Robert Engberg
License: Attribution Creative Commons

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California Nebula, 


            Robert Engberg