NGC1499 - The California Nebula

Perseus

Bright Nebula

NGC 1499 - Bright Nebula - North is Left
Date: Oct 04, 2007 Time: 02:30 CST Location: Haltom City Tx
Instrument: 106mm f/5 Takahashi FSQ106N Mount: AP1200GTO Guiding: Internal Guider
Extra Hardware: None Seeing: Good Transparency: Fair
Camera: SBIG STL11K Filter Wheel: Internal Filter: AstroDon 6nm Ha
Exposure: 7 x 1800 seconds Ha Camera Control: MaximDL 4.11 Processing: MaximDL,Sigma-Reject, PSCS

Image Center: RA 04h 03m 46s, Dec +36d 22m 56s, Pos Angle -00d 40'
Effective Focal Length 530 mm ~ 3.5" per Pixel
Notes: Calm. Temp ~65 Degrees F. Guiding was ~ .8 arc second