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Contains:  California nebula, NGC 1499, The star ξPer
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NGC1499, Sh2-220, California Nebula, SHO, 





    
        

            Nico Carver
NGC1499, Sh2-220, California Nebula, SHO

NGC1499, Sh2-220, California Nebula, SHO

Technical card

Resolution: 5000x3783

Dates:Nov. 11, 2017March 17, 2018March 18, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm OIII: 20x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm S2: 20x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha: 25x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 5.4 hours

Darks: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 17.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.71%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.67

Astrometry.net job: 1975307

RA center: 60.217 degrees

DEC center: 36.182 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.211 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 101.808 degrees

Field radius: 2.796 degrees

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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Author

2ghouls
Nico Carver
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons
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    NGC1499, Sh2-220, California Nebula, SHO, 





    
        

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A bright, "starless" version just for fun.

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NGC1499, Sh2-220, California Nebula, SHO, 





    
        

            Nico Carver