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Calfornia Nebula, NGC1499 using an AT66ED

Calfornia Nebula, NGC1499


Date: December 3, 2008

Telescope: Astro-Tech 66ED f/4.8 piggybacked on Orion 120ED on CG5 mount

Camera: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9C

Exposure: 22 2-min subframes (44 min total) guided with Meade DSI pro and Orion 120ED using PHD guiding.

Comments: Williams Optics 0.8x focal reducer, Baader UV/IR cut filter




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