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I would like to share my second image.

This is IC 1499, also known as the California Nebula, taken over 4 nights, under my Bortle 5 home sky.

Total integration time: 10h 21m 00s.

Here are the acquisition details:

Mount: Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro

Telescope: Tecnosky 80/480 APO FPL53 Triplet OWL Series

Camera: D5300 astromodified

Reducer/flattener: Tecnosky 4 elements, 0.8x

Guide-scope: Artesky UltraGuide 60mm f/4

Guide-camera: ZWO ASI 224MC

2020/11/06: Number of subs/Exposure time: 23@180s + 41@240s. Notes: L-Pro filter, Moon 67% illuminated

2020/11/08: Number of subs/Exposure time: 40@240s. Notes: L-Pro filter, Moon 46% illuminated.

2020/11/09: Number of subs/Exposure time: 40@240s + 4@300s. Notes: L-Pro filter, Moon 35% illuminated

2020/11/12: Number of subs/Exposure time: 12@240s. Notes: L-Pro filter, Moon 8% illuminated

Total exposure time: 37260s = 10h 21m 00s.

Pre and post-processing: PixInsight 1.8.8-6.

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Here's a link to the full resolution image: California Nebula (IC 1499)

Thanks for looking!

C&C welcome!

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