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Contains:  California Nebula, NGC 1499, The star ξPer
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NCC 1499, the California Nebula

Technical card


Frames:
Astrodon 5 nm HA: 9x1800" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 6x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 6x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 6x900" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 9.0 hours


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3336218

RA center: 4h 1' 45"

DEC center: +36° 5' 52"

Pixel scale: 5.418 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.618 degrees

Field radius: 3.076 degrees


Resolution: 3279x2441

Data source: Traveller

Description

QSI 683wsg Camera and Borg 55 FL telescope at f/3.6. AP 900 mount. SX Loadstar autoguiding camera. Astrodon LRGBHa filter set.
9 X 30 min Ha, plus 6 X 15 R, 6 X 15 min G, and 6 X 15 B. Bin 1X1.
Sensor temp @ -20 deg. Frames acquired with MaxIm DL 6, calibrated in CCD Stack2, and processed using PixInsight.
Stardust Ranch, Okeechobee FL

"He determines the number of the stars
and calls them each by name.
Great is our Lord and mighty in power;
his understanding has no limit".
Psalm 147:4-5 NIV

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