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NGC 1499 - The California Nebula

NGC 1499 - The California Nebula

 

Taken October 11 - 17 and 19 and December 3 - 6, 2018, near Seattle, WA

 

Telescope: Astro-Physics 130 GTX with Quad-TCC @ f/4.5

Camera: QSI 683 WSG-8

Guide Camera: Starlight Xpress Lodestar

Mount: Astro-Physics 900GTO

Exposure:

 

5-Panel Mosaic

 

Panel 1:

Ha: 7 hours 45 minutes (31 x 15 minutes, bin 1x1)

 

SII: 4 hours (16 x 15 minutes, bin 1x1)

 

Panel 2:

Ha: 7 hours (28 x 15 minutes, bin 1x1)

 

SII: 4 hours (16 x 15 minutes, bin 1x1)

 

Panel 3:

Ha: 7 hours (28 x 15 minutes, bin 1x1)

 

SII: 4 hours 30 minutes (18 x 15 minutes, bin 1x1)

 

Panel 4:

Ha: 7 hours (28 x 15 minutes, bin 1x1)

 

SII: 4 hours 30 minutes (18 x 15 minutes, bin 1x1)

 

Panel 5:

Ha: 6 hours 30 minutes (26 x 15 minutes, bin 1x1)

 

SII: 4 hours 30 minutes (18 x 15 minutes, bin 1x1)

 

Total Integration Time: 56 hours 45 minutes

 

Processed in PixInsight 1.8

 

Color combination:

 

Red = Hydrogen-Alpha

Green = Sulphur II

Blue = .7*Sulphur II

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