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NGC 1499 : California in colors, 



    
        

            Maxime Oudoux
NGC 1499 : California in colors
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NGC 1499 : California in colors

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS Optics Imaging Star 71/347 f/4.9

Imaging cameras: Nikon D750 Astrodon

Mounts: AstroTrac TT320X AG

Software: Adobe Lightroom CC  ·  Siril 0.9.9

Filters: Astronomik CLS 2"


Dates:Dec. 29, 2019

Frames: 240x240"

Integration: 16.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.95%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3170126

RA center: 4h 0' 34"

DEC center: +36° 25' 33"

Pixel scale: 7.315 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 152.654 degrees

Field radius: 2.387 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1026

Data source: Traveller

Description

NGC1499, California Nebula

A known nebula but nevertheless rather difficult to photograph, all in nuances, volumes, and "blur / sharp" effect.

1st ever HaRGB image I was able to take, at the end of 2019.

Ha : 175x240s - good sky conditions
RVB : 65x180s - average sky conditions

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NGC 1499 : California in colors, 



    
        

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