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Observatory Parameters
May 24
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
15:30 03:21
NGC 1499 Frames: Astronomik CLS clip in CLS-CCD: 2x180" ISO800 Astronomik CLS clip in CLS-CCD: 5x300" ISO800 Astronomik CLS clip in CLS-CCD: 4x600" ISO800
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California Nebula, Astrophotography by Carlesa25


  • Imaging telescope / lens: Enna München Ennalyt 400mm f/4.5
  • Imaging camera: Canon 1100D modded for full spectrum 1100D
  • Mount: Polarex-Unitron 4"
  • Guiding telescope / lens: Tasco Star Guide 80mm f/5
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop CS6 photoshop cs6
    Star Tools

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Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 4,290 x 2,856 pixels
  • Image Scale: 2.629 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 3º 07' 48''
  • RA Center: 4h 03m 57s
  • DEC Center: 36º 10' 08''
  • Orientation: -179.479 degrees E of N

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Astronomy Quote of the Day

“What a type of happy family is the family of the Sun! With what order, with what harmony, with what blessed peace, do his children the planets move around him, shining with light which they drink in from their parent's in at once upon him and on one another!” Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare
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