Technical data of acquisition

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Basic object information

CCD Acquisition: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9 ( 16 Bit )
CCD Autoguide
: SBIG ST 7 XME 402 E
Optic configuration of the telescope: W.O.Megrez SDII 80 mm.
 F 555mm  f/d 6,9 ( apograde TMB ) + focal reducer f 6,3 Meade. Effective focal 352mm. f/d 4,4 frammed field 1,5 x 1,1 degrees

German Equatorial Mount:
Gemini G 41 Observatory Plus and FS 2 system control
Luminance integration time:
total expositions h8,30' with  filter Astronomik Ha 13nm
Software used for the acquisition and the elaboration:
CCDSoft, Photoshop CS2
with KPT equalizer +NoiseNinja, Astroart 4.0
Date of acquisition: December 2007

Zone of acquisition:
Fixed posting of San Giuliano P.no ( Piacenza ) Italy
Author Astroimager:
Davide Romanini


Name: NGC 1499
Popular name: California Nebula
Type of object: Bright nebula
Magnitude: 5.0
apparent size: 160.0'x40.0'

Position (epoch of date)
Right ascension: 4h 3m 46s
Declination: +36 23' 29"
Constellation: Perseus


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