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Contains:  NGC 2252, NGC 2244, Rosette nebula, NGC 2239, The star 12Mon
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Rosetta Nebula through Orion Shorttube 80mm, 


            Duane M.
Rosetta Nebula through Orion Shorttube 80mm

Rosetta Nebula through Orion Shorttube 80mm

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Orion ShortTube 80 Guide Scope

Imaging camera:Canon T2i/550D


Guiding telescope or lens:Orion 10" f/3.9 Astrograph

Guiding camera:Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Software:O'Telescope BackyardEOSCS5DeekSkyStacker (DSS)

Resolution: 5148x3430

Dates:Feb. 25, 2015

Frames: 5x108"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.67% job: 563442

RA center: 6h 32' 25"

DEC center: +4° 48' 36"

Pixel scale: 2.202 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -92.329 degrees

Field radius: 1.892

Locations: Home , Cleveland, Texas, United States


This is a joint effort by Duane Mizell and Michael Southam.

Image capture and stacking provided by Duane Mizell
Stretching and background gradient removal provided by Michael Southam via PixInsight
Additional gradient removal, stretch, contrast enhancement, and color enhancement by Duane Mizell



Duane M.
License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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Rosetta Nebula through Orion Shorttube 80mm, 


            Duane M.

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