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NGC 1499 - The California Nebula
Lens: Redcat Camera: K5 ISO: 1600 Shutter Speed: Above 6s Aperture: F5 
Posted By: VoiceOfReason, 10-22-2019, 08:34 PM

Here is the California Nebula and some dust along with it. It was 25x 180s, ISO 1600, 20 dark (non matching lol), 10 flat, 50 bias, astro modded Pentax K5, WO Redcat, iOptron CEM25P, and guiding via MGEN II and Astromania 50mm guidescope. Processed in APP with final tweaking in PS.

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10-22-2019, 09:09 PM   #2
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Nice job, Scotty. Looks like APP is getting a decent following these days.
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A superb image, I and many others appreciate how much time and dedication is needed to get to that level. TFS.

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Very nice. I appreciate how much work goes into these images. But I can't get my head around the scale of them!
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These pictures are fascinating. I just chase bugs and trees. Well done!
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Fabulous astrophotography! Would look nice as a print hanging on a wall.....
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Impressive image, I love the color in the image!!

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Interesting! "Old" K-5 is kicking and alive it seems. Well no wonder actually, the 16MP crop and 36MP FF Sony chips share same qualities.
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QuoteOriginally posted by VoiceOfReason Quote
Here is the California Nebula and some dust along with it. It was 25x 180s, ISO 1600, 20 dark (non matching lol), 10 flat, 50 bias, astro modded Pentax K5, WO Redcat, iOptron CEM25P, and guiding via MGEN II and Astromania 50mm guidescope. Processed in APP with final tweaking in PS.
The hard work paid off! Wonderful.
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QuoteOriginally posted by VoiceOfReason Quote
Here is the California Nebula and some dust along with it. It was 25x 180s, ISO 1600, 20 dark (non matching lol), 10 flat, 50 bias, astro modded Pentax K5, WO Redcat, iOptron CEM25P, and guiding via MGEN II and Astromania 50mm guidescope. Processed in APP with final tweaking in PS.
Beautiful!
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