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Contains:  NGC 1491
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NGC 1491 in Perseus, 


            Steve Milne
NGC 1491 in Perseus

Technical card

Resolution: 3352x2673

Dates:Feb. 7, 2019

Astrodon Ha 3nm: 24x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3nm: 24x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 3nm: 24x1200" bin 1x1

Integration: 24.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.34 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.07% job: 2520064

RA center: 60.879 degrees

DEC center: 51.230 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.744 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.826 degrees

Field radius: 0.443 degrees

Locations: E-EyE, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extremadura, Spain

Data source: Unknown


NGC 1491 (LBN 704) is a faint emission nebula that lies approximately 11,000 light-years away in the constellation of Perseus.

NGC 1491 was imaged between 14 December 2018 and 7 February 2019 from a remote imaging rig in Spain that is owned and operated by Barry Wilson and me.

Capture details are as follows:

Telescope: TEC 140
Camera: QSI 690
Filters: Astrodon 3nm NB
Mount: 10 Micron GM2000HPS

Ha: 24 x 1200s
OIII: 24 x 1200s
SII: 24 x 1200s

A total of 24 hours.

Data Capture: Steve Milne & Barry Wilson
Image Processing: Steve Milne



Steve Milne
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NGC 1491 in Perseus, 


            Steve Milne