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NGC 1499 - California Nebula, 



    
        

            Jeff Kisslinger
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NGC 1499 - California Nebula

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
NGC 1499 - California Nebula, 



    
        

            Jeff Kisslinger
Powered byPixInsight

NGC 1499 - California Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron CPC 925

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294 MC Pro

Mounts: Celestron CPC Alt-Azimuth GPS Fork Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 60mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Focal reducers: Starizona Hyper Star C9.25

Software: PixInsight 1.8.8 Ripley  ·  Adobe Photoshop  ·  PHD2  ·  SharpCap pro

Filters: Optolong L-enhance 2"  ·  Optolong L-eXtreme 2"

Accessory: Celestron Wedge Pro Mount


Dates:Nov. 17, 2020Nov. 18, 2020

Frames:
Optolong L-eXtreme 2": 27x500" (3h 45') (gain: 120.00) 0C bin 1x1
Optolong L-enhance 2": 116x180" (5h 48') (gain: 120.00) 0C bin 1x1

Integration: 9h 33'

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 3.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.01%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00


Astrometry.net job: 4067921

RA center: 4h 1' 32"

DEC center: +36° 18' 35"

Pixel scale: 1.769 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 5.344 degrees

Field radius: 1.232 degrees


Resolution: 4144x2822

Locations: Home, Webster Groves, MO, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

I shot this image using both the L-eXtreme and L-eNhance filters by Optolong. Originally, I was just comparing the two and realized during processing I could combine both sets of images in Pixinsight. The L-eXtreme subs were definitely cleaner after initial integration.

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NGC 1499 - California Nebula, 



    
        

            Jeff Kisslinger

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