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Contains:  California nebula, NGC 1499, The star ξPer
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NGC1499 California Nebula, 


NGC1499 California Nebula

NGC1499 California Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 4822x3220

Dates:Oct. 18, 2017

Frames:Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter: 46x180" ISO1600

Integration: 2.3 hours

Darks: ~24

Bias: ~34

Avg. Moon age: 28.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.75%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00 job: 1797953

RA center: 60.209 degrees

DEC center: 36.510 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.155 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 348.921 degrees

Field radius: 1.735 degrees

Locations: Derendingen 454m, Solothurn, SO, Switzerland


I noticed during B22 shooting, I can go higher with exposure time than I tought. So I tried 180s for the California Nebula. And it worked like a charm :-)



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NGC1499 California Nebula,