NGC-1499 "The California Nebula" - Perseus (Hydrogen Alpha Light)

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Subject Notes:
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Imaging Details:
Imaging Date:   October 13 & 15th, 2002
Imaging Site:   Kirkland, WA USA
Seeing Conditions:   Fair
Telescope:   Takahahsi FSQ-106N @ F5 (530mm)
Imaging Camera:   SBIG ST-10XME w/CFW-8A, Focusing with FLI DF-2
Mount & Guiding:   Losmandy G-11 with Gemini Goto. Guided with SBIG STV on Takahashi FS-60C
Exposure:   Custom Scientific 3nm H-Alpha Filter Tuned for F5 with A/R Coatings, 14x1200sec + 20x300sec
Processing Notes:   MaxIm DL/CCD - Dark subtracted, and sum combined.
Photoshop - Curves, and light unsharp masking.

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