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NGC 1499 The California Nebula (H alpha)

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OBJECT DATA: NGC 1499 (Perseus). Distance: 1,000 light years. Angular size: 160'x40'
CATEGORY: Emission nebula
OPTICS: Takahashi FSQ f/5
MOUNT: Losmandy GM-8
CAMERA: Modified Canon 350D (with Baader IR filter) @ 800 ISO
FILTERS: Baader 7 nm H alpha filter
DATE: December 18,21,22,23,24 and 25, 2008
LOCATION & CONDITIONS: Atienza Observatory (Las Rozas, Madrid) - Spain. 3-9 ºC
EXPOSURE: 25 X 1.200 sec. (Total: 8.3 hrs.)
CALIBRATION FRAMES: 12 darks, 20 flats
AQUISITION & PROCESSING: MaxIm DL, Images Plus, Photoshop CS3


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