Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  California Nebula  ·  NGC 1499
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NGC 1499 - California Nebula (Ha), 



    
        

            Russell Valentine
NGC 1499 - California Nebula (Ha)
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NGC 1499 - California Nebula (Ha)

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NGC 1499 - California Nebula (Ha), 



    
        

            Russell Valentine
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NGC 1499 - California Nebula (Ha)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron Guidescope
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM COOL
Mounts
StarSync Tracker SSTEQ25
Filters
Svbony 7nm H-Alpha
Software
StarNet++ · INDI/Ekos · SIRIL · GIMP
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Meade 8X50 finder scope
Guiding Cameras
QHY5-II Mono

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 30, 2021
Frames:
Svbony 7nm H-Alpha: 21×240(1h 24′) (gain: 139.00) -30°C bin 2×2
Integration:
1h 24′
Darks:
5
Flats:
10
Flat darks:
10
Avg. Moon age:
25.77 days
Avg. Moon phase:
15.16%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5358511

RA center: 03h59m52s.6

DEC center: +36°4152

Pixel scale: 4.261 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 355.266 degrees

Field radius: 1.060 degrees

Resolution: 1429x1080

File size: 725.3 KB

Locations: Farpoint, Eskridge, Kansas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

First light for my hydrogen alpha filter. Stars re-added as white. Had trouble with frost on lens and chip.

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NGC 1499 - California Nebula (Ha), 



    
        

            Russell Valentine