The California Nebula, NGC1499

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    Technical Details:

    Object(s): The California Nebula
    Observing Site: La Hita Observatory, Toledo
    Date and Time:2 Oct 2005 21:30 UTC (start time)
    Camera: SBIG STL 11000M
    CCD: Kodak KAI-11000 12 Megapixel CCD interline sensor
    Telescope: Takahashi FSQ @ f/5
    Filters: Astrdon H alpha 6nm, Astrodon i-series blue broadband
    Exposure: H alpha 60 minutes (15x4), Blue 30 minutes (6x5)
    Capture software: CCD Soft
    Processing Software: Images Plus (raw conversion), Photoshop (curves, color)
    Comments: Bicolor technique with synthetic green, own version based on techniques from Cannistra, Levay and others

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