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California nebula NGC1499

California nebula NGC1499

AlthoughIt it is almost 2.5 long on the sky and, it is extremely difficult to observe visually.
Here only the central part is seen.
It lies at a distance of about 1,000 light years from Earth(WIKI)

Imaged with the Boren-Simon 10" F2.8 POWERNEWT Astrograph.
SBIG ST8300M with FW5 filterwheel with BAADER LRGB filters
LRGB with 38 min LUM and 4 min for each color total of 50 minutes.

Imaged from the NEGEV desert October 2011

SBIG ST-8300 CCD Camera

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