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NGC 1499 (California Nebula) Ha, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
NGC 1499 (California Nebula) Ha
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NGC 1499 (California Nebula) Ha

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NGC 1499 (California Nebula) Ha, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
NGC 1499 (California Nebula) Ha
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NGC 1499 (California Nebula) Ha

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ-106 ED
Imaging Cameras
Starlight Xpress SX-814 Trius Monochrome CCD
Filters
Ha 3nm
Accessories
Lakeside Astro Motor Focus System · Starlight Xpress SX 'Maxi wheel' · Starlight Instruments FTF3545B-A Focuser
Software
Sequence Generator Pro · PIXINSIGHT 1.8 · Photoshop CS6
Guiding Cameras
Starlight-XPress Lodestar Autoguider

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 9, 2019
Frames:
Ha 3nm: 9x1200" (3h) bin 1x1
Ha 3nm: 16x600" (2h 40') bin 1x1
Integration:
5h 40'
Avg. Moon age:
12.09 days
Avg. Moon phase:
92.12%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
8.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3120276

RA center: 03h59m27s.1

DEC center: +36°4546

Pixel scale: 1.437 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.956 degrees

Field radius: 0.757 degrees

Resolution: 2600x2760

Locations: The Hills Observatory, Manchester, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

I would need to do a mosaic of 9 panels to get the full nebula in with this camera telescope combination, so I decided to do a single detail shot instead.

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NGC 1499 (California Nebula) Ha, 



    
        

            Mike Oates