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Contains:  California nebula, NGC 1499, The star ξPer
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California Nebula (NGC 1499) in HOS, 


            Chuck's Astrophot...
California Nebula (NGC 1499) in HOS

California Nebula (NGC 1499) in HOS

Technical card

Resolution: 2342x2617

Dates:Dec. 31, 2017Jan. 2, 2018Jan. 5, 2018

Astronomik Ha: 131x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII: 90x120" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik SII: 80x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 13.6 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 15.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 93.29% job: 2382477

RA center: 3h 59' 15"

DEC center: +36° 29' 9"

Pixel scale: 2.857 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 124.129 degrees

Field radius: 1.393

Data source: Backyard


I wasn't liking how the California Nebula was looking when I tried it in SHO (the Hubble Palette) so I tried HOS (Ha in Red, OIII in Green, and SII in Blue).



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California Nebula (NGC 1499) in HOS, 


            Chuck's Astrophot...