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


            Stephen Charnock
NGC1499 California Nebula

NGC1499 California Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 3208x2049

Dates:Jan. 10, 2016

Frames: 20x55"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.21% job: 2224257

RA center: 4h 0' 48"

DEC center: +36° 44' 2"

Pixel scale: 4.554 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 272.482 degrees

Field radius: 2.408

Locations: Home Observatory, Newark, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard


Stack of 20x55s taken on an Atlas EQ mount with Modified Canon 30D. Imagery controlled by Nebulosity post processed using StarTools and PS.



Stephen Charnock
License: None (All rights reserved)

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NGC1499 California Nebula, 


            Stephen Charnock