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)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher 100 Esprit APO F5.5
Imaging Cameras
QHYCCD QHY16200A
Mounts
10Micron GM2000 HPS II
Filters
B · G · R · Ha 6nm
Accessories
ScopeDome 2M
Software
PixInsight 1.8 · Astro Pixel Processor · sequence generator pro

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 14, 2017 ·  Jan. 1, 2019
Frames:
B: 22x120" (44') (gain: 1.00) -20°C bin 1x1
G: 23x120" (46') (gain: 1.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Ha 6nm: 12x900" (3h) (gain: 1.00) -20°C bin 1x1
R: 24x120" (48') (gain: 1.00) -20°C 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: 03h59m13s.2

DEC center: +36°1716

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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