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Contains:  Christmas Tree cluster, Cone nebula, IC 2169, IC 448, NGC 2239, NGC 2244, NGC 2251, NGC 2252, NGC 2264, Rosette nebula, The star 12Mon, The star 13Mon, The star 15Mon, The star 16Mon, The star 17Mon, The star εMon
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From Rosette to Cone - NGC 2244 - NGC 2264

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Rokinon 135mm f/2

Imaging cameras: QSI 538ws

Mounts: Paramount ME

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto S.L. PixInsight V1.8

Filters: Astrodon Ha 5nm  ·  Astrodon RGB E-Series  ·  Astrodon Luminance E-Series

Astrodon Ha 5nm: 1x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance E-Series: 23x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon RGB E-Series: 12x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 3.1 hours

Basic astrometry details job: 1405379

RA center: 6h 35' 22"

DEC center: +7° 35' 2"

Pixel scale: 14.925 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.751 degrees

Field radius: 4.981 degrees

Resolution: 1920x1445

Locations: Upper Borg Observatory, Bremen, Bremen, Germany; Deep Sky West Remote Obsevatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States


The Rosette nebula core was enhanced with my own H-Alpha data



Jens Zippel

Sky plot

Sky plot


From Rosette to Cone - NGC 2244 - NGC 2264, 


            Jens Zippel