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Observatory Parameters
Dec 15
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waning Crescent
04:43 15:27
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
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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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