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NGC 1499 California, 



    
        

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NGC 1499 California

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NGC 1499 California

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 2, 2021 ·  Nov. 3, 2021
Frames:
Astrodon Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Blue: 30×90(45′) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Astrodon Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Green: 30×90(45′) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Astrodon Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Red: 30×90(45′) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Astrodon H-alpha 5nm: 50×360(5h) (gain: 100.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Astrodon OIII 5nm: 50×360(5h) (gain: 100.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Astrodon SII 5nm: 50×360(5h) (gain: 100.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Integration:
17h 15′
Avg. Moon age:
27.38 days
Avg. Moon phase:
5.43%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00

RA center: 04h01m25s.90

DEC center: +36°1505.1

Pixel scale: 2.259 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.806 degrees

Field radius: 1.752 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4655x3089

File size: 14.6 MB

Locations: Tower Hill, Milton, WI, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 1499/LBN 756  is a large, faint emission nebula in Perseus shaped similar to the outline of California. It lies about 1000 light years away in the Orion arm of the Milky Way. It is a cloud of galactic gas left from star formation and illuminated by the bright blue-white star Xi Perseus aka Menkib to its south (top of this image). The nebula is about 100 light years in extent.

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