California Nebula (NGC 1499) mosaic

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, November 20, 2016

The California Nebula (NGC 1499, LBN 756 and Sharpless 220) is a large emission located approximately 1,000 light-years away in Perseus.

This image consists of four panels, each made up of:

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

960 minutes total exposure – 16 hours

Imaged over six nights in 2015 and 2016 at the Danville Conservation Area (New Florence, Missouri) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.


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