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Image of the day 08/17/2013

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    NGC 1499, California Nebula, 





    
        

            Metsavainio

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses:Tokina AT-X 300mm f2.8Canon EF 200mm f1.8

    Imaging camera:QHY9 Mono

    Guiding telescope or lens:Meade LX200 GPS 12"

    Guiding camera:Lodestar

    Software:photoshopCartes du CielMaxim DLCCDStack

    Filters:SIIBaader Planetarium H-Alpha FilterOIII

    Resolution: 1418x981

    Dates:Feb. 17, 2012

    Frames: 78x1200"

    Integration: 26.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 25.08 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 20.82%

    Astrometry.net job: 90122

    Locations: Astro Anarchy Observatory, Oulu, Finland, Finland

    Description

    I made a new 3d-study out of this object, please, use the link above to see the 3D object.

    I shot about 5h new H-a data for the NGC 1499 in this Autumn, 2011, with Canon EF 200mm f1.8, full open, and a QHY9 cooled astronomical camera. All the exposures, I have taken for this object bettween years 2008-2011, are now used. Total exposure time is over 26h together for all three channels, Ionized Sulfur, Hydrogen and Oxygen. Two camera lenses was used to capture the data, a Tokina AT 300mm f2.8 and a Canon EF 200mm f1.8, both was used at full aperture. An extra detail, at bright central area, is shot with a longer focal length instrument, Meade LX200 GPS 12" at f5. Exposure time for central detail was about 10h, at top of the total 26h exposure time.

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    Metsavainio
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    NGC 1499, California Nebula, 





    
        

            Metsavainio