Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  California nebula  ·  NGC 1499  ·  The star ξPer
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An Asteroid near California (516 Amherstia near NGC1499), 



    
        

            Kees Scherer
An Asteroid near California (516 Amherstia near NGC1499)
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An Asteroid near California (516 Amherstia near NGC1499)

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An Asteroid near California (516 Amherstia near NGC1499), 



    
        

            Kees Scherer
An Asteroid near California (516 Amherstia near NGC1499)
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An Asteroid near California (516 Amherstia near NGC1499)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 100 Esprit APO F5.5

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY16200A Mono

Mounts: 10Micron GM2000HPS II

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  sequence generator pro

Filters: Baader Ha 6nm  ·  B  ·  G  ·  R

Accessory: ScopeDome 2M


Dates:Sept. 14, 2017Jan. 1, 2019

Frames:
B: 22x120" (44') (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
G: 23x120" (46') (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Ha 6nm: 12x900" (3h) (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
R: 24x120" (48') (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 5h 18'

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~256

Avg. Moon age: 24.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.75%

Mean SQM: 20.80


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3249310

RA center: 3h 59' 13"

DEC center: +36° 17' 16"

Pixel scale: 2.206 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.361 degrees

Field radius: 2.127 degrees


Resolution: 5476x4268

Locations: Knight Observatory, Tomar, Portugal

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is a 2-panel mozaic.

516 Amherstia showed up as a red-green-blue line in the integration of 120second RGB subs made on 01-01-2019 between 19:00 and 20:30 UTC, see annotation upper-right.
The RGB subs for panel 1 are made on 31 dec 2018. The Ha subs where made on sept 12 and 14, 2017.

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An Asteroid near California (516 Amherstia near NGC1499), 



    
        

            Kees Scherer

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