Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2236  ·  NGC 2239  ·  NGC 2244  ·  NGC 2252  ·  Rosette nebula  ·  The star 12Mon
NGC 2244 (Ha+RGB), 



    
        

            Scott Davis
NGC 2244 (Ha+RGB)
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NGC 2244 (Ha+RGB)

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 31, 2013 ·  Jan. 2, 2014 ·  Jan. 4, 2014 ·  Jan. 5, 2014
Frames:
Astronomik 6nm Ha Clip-In Filter: 113×300(9h 25′) ISO1600
One-Shot Color: 59×180(2h 57′) ISO1600
Integration:
12h 22′
Darks:
27
Flats:
47
Flat darks:
47
Bias:
47
Avg. Moon age:
9.43 days
Avg. Moon phase:
9.63%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
6.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 298319

RA center: 06h31m44s.2

DEC center: +04°5620

Pixel scale: 5.216 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.483 degrees

Field radius: 2.612 degrees

Resolution: 620x413

File size: 265.4 KB

Locations: My Backyard, Clovis, California, United States; Ahwahnee Hills Observatory, Ahwahnee, California, United States

Description

The Rosette Nebula, normally known as NGC 2244 which refers to the open cluster within the nebula, is a beautiful winter object in the constellation Monoceros.

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NGC 2244 (Ha+RGB), 



    
        

            Scott Davis