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NGC1499, Sh2-220, California Nebula, SHO, 



    
        

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NGC1499, Sh2-220, California Nebula, SHO

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NGC1499, Sh2-220, California Nebula, SHO

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Canon 200 mm f/2.8 L II USM
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool
Mounts
Orion Atlas EQ-G
Filters
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha · Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm S2 · Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm OIII
Accessories
Shoestring Astronomy EQDIR
Software
Photoshop CS6 · PHD2 Guiding · Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro · Pixinsight 1.8 · Cartes du Ciel
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion 50mm Guide Scope with helical focusing
Guiding Cameras
QHYCCD 5L-II M

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 11, 2017 ·  March 17, 2018 ·  March 18, 2018
Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm OIII: 20x300" (1h 40') (gain: 200.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm S2: 20x300" (1h 40') (gain: 200.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha: 25x300" (2h 5') (gain: 200.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Integration:
5h 25'
Darks:
40
Avg. Moon age:
17.74 days
Avg. Moon phase:
14.71%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
8.67

RA center: 04h00m52s.56

DEC center: +36°1057.6

Pixel scale: 3.211 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -101.818 degrees

Field radius: 2.796 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 5000x3783

Locations: Backyard, Newark, Delaware, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

The SII and OIII were captured in less than ideal conditions: basically right under a streetlight, and the nebula was pretty low in the sky. Hope to get some better data next year, as this is a really promising SHO target, very strong SII signal.

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Description: A bright, "starless" version just for fun.

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NGC1499, Sh2-220, California Nebula, SHO, 



    
        

            Nico Carver