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Contains:  NGC 2244, Rosette nebula, NGC 2239, The star 12Mon
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Rosette Nebula, 


            Cody Knight
Rosette Nebula

Rosette Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Orion ED80

Imaging camera:Canon T2i

Mount:NEQ6 Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion ShortTube 80mm f/5

Guiding camera:QHYCCD QHY5L II Mono

Software:Ivo Jager StarTools 1.4DeekSkyStacker

Resolution: 1786x1236

Dates:Feb. 24, 2017

Frames: 22x600" ISO800

Integration: 3.7 hours

Darks: ~6

Flats: ~82

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 27.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.17% job: 1649546

RA center: 97.988 degrees

DEC center: 5.009 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.664 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.456 degrees

Field radius: 1.105 degrees

Locations: Family Ranch, Hallettsville, Texas, United States


This is my first deep-sky imaging session. Overall, I'm happy with the results, but already learning ways I could have made it better. In the future I need to start dithering and taking more subs. Suggestions would be greatly appreciated.



Cody Knight
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  • Rosette Nebula, 


            Cody Knight
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    Rosette Nebula, 


            Cody Knight

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Rosette Nebula, 


            Cody Knight