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NGC 1499 wide field in Perseus

Astrophotography from Ursa Major Observatory @ ROSA

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Emission nebula
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2017-11-18
ATHOS Centro Astronómico / La Palma (900m)
Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L @ f/3.5 + mechanical stopper
Astrotrac TT320X
36x2min
1h 12min
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EOS 6D (ISO 1600)
Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner) Image processing by Bernhard Hubl
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160’ x 40’
6.0 mag
1 000  Ly
The California Nebula (NGC 1499) is a 2.5° long emission nebula located in the constellation Perseus. NGC 1499 is probably illuminated by Xi Persei, a hot blue-white main sequence star of spectral type O7e. Xi Persei can be found near the centre in the above image.