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



    
        

            ThomasR
NGC 1499 California Nebula
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NGC 1499 California Nebula

Technical card


Dates:Aug. 18, 2018

Frames: 67x90" ISO800

Integration: 1.7 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 7.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 51.71%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2209722

RA center: 3h 57' 57"

DEC center: +36° 34' 48"

Pixel scale: 4.555 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 357.318 degrees

Field radius: 3.085 degrees


Resolution: 4058x2705

Locations: Balkon, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

Here is my version of NGC 1499 which is the nearest HII region but with a low surface brightness. Something was wrong with the polar alignment or with the mount itself, so only half of the images could used for processing. Every second image had elongated stars.

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ThomasR
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NGC 1499 California Nebula, 



    
        

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