NGC1499 - The California Nebula - in Perseus


Emission Nebula in Perseus- NGC1499
ST-10XME and CFW8a, Astrodon 6nm H-Alpha filter
Takahashi FSQ F/5 Fluorite Refractor w Robofocus
18 x 10 min self-guided on an AP900QMD mount
Acquired, Flats and Darks subtracted in CCDSoft5
Alignment and Sigma Reject combine in Maxim
Levels and curves in PS CS2
Minor sharpening via High Pass Filter CS2
Noise Reduction via Reduce Noise in PS CS2

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Flesherton, Ontario
Sept 16 2006