Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  California nebula  ·  NGC 1499
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NGC 1499 / California Nebula

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NGC 1499 / California Nebula, 



    
        

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NGC 1499 / California Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics Zenithstar 105 ED Triplet APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600mm Pro Cooled

Mounts: Orion Atlas AZ/EQ Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics Zenithstar 105 ED Triplet APO

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II-M

Focal reducers: William Optics 0.8x Reducer/Flattener Flat6A II

Software: KStars Ekos/INDI, Stellarmate OS  ·  Adobe Phosotshop CC  ·  Adobe Lighroom CC Classic  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Filters: Astronomik Ha 31mm 6nm  ·  Astronomik Blue 31mm  ·  Astronomik Green 31mm  ·  Astronomik Red 31mm


Dates:Oct. 30, 2019

Frames:
Astronomik Blue 31mm: 24x240" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Green 31mm: 55x240" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Ha 31mm 6nm: 54x480" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Red 31mm: 73x240" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 17.3 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 2.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.31%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3258315

RA center: 4h 0' 0"

DEC center: +36° 37' 40"

Pixel scale: 1.323 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 354.271 degrees

Field radius: 1.015 degrees


Resolution: 4406x3331

Data source: Backyard

Description

California Nebula. ~17 hours of exposure, HaRGB taken from my backyard/Ladera during the evenings of 10/30/2019 - 11/2/2019. Split several nights between this and NGC7000. Initial processing in PixInsight, used Photoshop Ha layer to brighten the R channel.

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