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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  California Nebula, NGC 1499, The star ξPer
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California Nebula NGC1499, 


            Amir H. Abolfath
California Nebula NGC1499
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD 100

Imaging cameras: SBIG STF 8300M

Mounts: Paramount MX

Focal reducers: Vixen VSD reducer 0.79x

B: 15x180"
G: 15x180"
Baader H-Alpha 36mm 7nm: 10x600"
Baader L: 15x240"
R: 15x180"

Integration: 4.9 hours

Basic astrometry details job: 3899911

RA center: 4h 0' 46"

DEC center: +36° 17' 27"

Pixel scale: 4.153 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 98.194 degrees

Field radius: 2.169 degrees

Resolution: 2266x3000

Data source: Traveller


California Nebula

Optic: Vixen VSD100 at F3
Mount: Software Bisque Paramount MX
Camera: SBIG STF8300M
Filters: Baader Ha(7nm)LRGB
Guider: SBIG Sti on OAG
Exposure: Ha: 10x600s L: 15x240s RGB: 15x180s each
Binning: All 1x1
Calibration: Flats, Dark, Dark Flat, Bias
CCD Sensor Temp: -30
Dithering: Yes
Software: TheSkyX, PixInsight, Photoshop



Amir H. Abolfath
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • California Nebula NGC1499, 


            Amir H. Abolfath
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    California Nebula NGC1499, 


            Amir H. Abolfath

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California Nebula NGC1499, 


            Amir H. Abolfath