Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  California Nebula  ·  NGC 1499  ·  The star ξPer
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NGC 1499 - California Nebula, 



    
        

            Victor Van Puyenbroeck
NGC 1499 - California Nebula
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NGC 1499 - California Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskop Service Triplet FPL-53 APO 80/480

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: APM Mini Guiding Scope 50 mm

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Focal reducers: TS-Optics 2" PHOTOLINE 0.79x Reducer / corrector

Software: StarNet++  ·  PHD2  ·  PixInsight  ·  EQASCOM  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader 2" UV/IR-Cut/L

Accessory: Pegasus Astro FocusCube 2  ·  ZWO EFW 8x31mm  ·  Omegon 2 channel dew strap controller  ·  AST Optics Dew straps  ·  Tracer 16 Ah LiFePO4 battery  ·  Tracer 7 Ah LiFePO4 battery


Dates:Nov. 8, 2019Nov. 10, 2019

Frames:ZWO H-alpha 7nm 31mm: 48x300" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~10

Flat darks: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 11.91 days

Avg. Moon phase: 90.31%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3362726

RA center: 4h 1' 19"

DEC center: +36° 15' 32"

Pixel scale: 4.036 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 144.566 degrees

Field radius: 2.480 degrees


Resolution: 4116x1621

Locations: Backyard, Herent, Belgium

Data source: Backyard

Description

2-panel mosaic, 24x300sec per panel
Captured during two short windows of clear sky time with high humidity and low transparency. The result is therefore a bit noisier than usual.

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NGC 1499 - California Nebula, 



    
        

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