Observation by Callum Scott Wingrove: NGC 1499 - The California Nebula (SHO)

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Callum Scott Wingrove


Callum Scott Wingrove


2020 Nov 25 - 23:00


2020 Dec 04 - 11:13


The California Nebula (NGC1499)

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Field centre

RA: 04h01m
Dec: +36°26'
Position angle: -166°23'

Field size

3°49' × 2°54'

  • William Optics RedCat51
  • Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro
  • ASI1600MM Pro
  • ZWO narrowband filters
  • ASIAIR Pro

300s x 24 Ha, 300s x 18 SII, 180s x 20 OIII, Gain 139, size 3.95 x 3.01 degrees


Stanmore, Greater London (Bortle 8)

Target name

NGC 1499 The California Nebula


NGC 1499 - The California Nebula (SHO)

About this image

A cosmic rainbow if ever there was one! Due to the cloud cover it took me most of November to pull 4.5 hours of decent data together.  Sadly could not manage much oxygen due to the Moon.  Wanting to move onto more targets when it clears so will try to add to this at a later date.

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