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Contains:  California Nebula, NGC 1499, The star 50Per, The star ξPer
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NGC 1499 - The California Nebula   H S Hß, 


            Paul Borchardt
NGC 1499 - The California Nebula   H S Hß
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NGC 1499 - The California Nebula H S Hß

Technical card

Dates:Oct. 23, 2018Oct. 24, 2018

Baader H- Beta 1.25" 8.5nm: 35x300" (gain: 75.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik Ha 6nm 1.25": 42x300" (gain: 75.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik S II 6nm: 14x300" (gain: 75.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 7.6 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 14.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.16%

Basic astrometry details job: 3640766

RA center: 4h 2' 24"

DEC center: +36° 28' 22"

Pixel scale: 5.629 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 166.103 degrees

Field radius: 3.004 degrees

Resolution: 3000x2400

Locations: Backyard at home, Brookfield, Wisconsin, United States

Data source: Backyard


NGC 1499:
Due to the lack of any OIII data showing up when I shot through the OIII filter, I used my Hß filter instead and got some nice nebulosity in those subs. I am planning on adding more SII subs also when I have the chance.



Paul Borchardt
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NGC 1499 - The California Nebula   H S Hß, 


            Paul Borchardt

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Milwaukee Astronomical Society