NGC1499 | Ed Chase

Ed Chase
Location of photo
Cedar City, Utah
Date/Time of photo
Feb. 4, 2013
Camera: Canon 1000d (Hap Griffen mod) ISO 800 Scope: Stellarvue SVR90T w/ 2" ATFF Mount: Losmandy GM8 G2, Orion SSAG autoguided FL: 630mm @ f/7, full frame no crop Exposure: 160 minutes total integration time. 32x5 minute lights, 10 darks, 15 flats, 11 bias
The emission nebula NGC 1499 fills the frame. This large HII region stretches more than four times the size of the full moon. Layered Contrast Stretching (LCS) techniques as described in S&T's June 2011 issue were used in processing the final image.
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