NGC1499 -  The California Nebula

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Constellation: Perseus
Type: Diffuse Nebula
Position: RA 04h03m12s
Dec 36d22s
Magnitude: 5
Exposure: Composite of two images taken 12-30-02. 
2 X 60 min. through a Lumicon Deepsky Filter on Elite Chrome 200.
Processing: Images were aligned in Registar, combined in Photoshop. 
Green channel substituted for blue channel.
Levels, color balance adjusted in Photoshop.
Equipment: Orion 120 ST refractor f/5
Notes: I also have a grayscale version of this image.

Locator Chart

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Chart copyright Steven Tuma and Dean Williams - Deepsky 2002

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