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Object: Portion of the California Nebula, NGC 1499
Date: December 7, 2002
Equipment: WO FLT110 at F/6.5, HX916 CCD, G11 mount; ST-4 autoguider
Exposure: RGB 120:30:30 minutes, all binned 1x1
Processing: Dark and flat frames, Photoshop 
Comments: Found this in the view of my 15x70 binoculars, and decided to see what it would look like on a photograph.
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Description: California Nebula is a large, extremely dim emission nebula in the constellation of Perseus. It's located 1,000 light years away from earth, and spans a large photographic view of 150'x40'.

Copyright 2001,02 Paul Kanevsky