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Contains:  California nebula, NGC 1499, The star 50Per, The star ξPer
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California Nebula NGC 1499, 


            Scott Homstead
California Nebula NGC 1499

California Nebula NGC 1499

Technical card

Resolution: 4910x3233

Dates:Jan. 10, 2019

Frames: 68x120"

Integration: 2.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.72% job: 2461551

RA center: 60.278 degrees

DEC center: 36.445 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.820 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 14.614 degrees

Field radius: 2.303 degrees

Locations: Muddy Dog Observatory, Landrum, South Carolina, United States

Data source: Backyard


Just some RGB with a Nikon D7000 as I play around waiting for my new camera. This is 68 x 120 sec subs at ISO 1600. No filters, no darks or flats.



Scott Homstead
License: None (All rights reserved)

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California Nebula NGC 1499, 


            Scott Homstead