Contains: NGC 2247, NGC 2245, IC 2169, IC 446

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IC 447 from Monoceros

Technical card

Resolution: 2048x1365

Dates: Jan. 5, 2017

Frames: 150x480"

Integration: 20.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.57% job: 1886875

RA center: 97.849 degrees

DEC center: 10.131 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.511 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 70.173 degrees

Field radius: 0.858 degrees

Locations: Home observatory, Kaposvár, Hungary


This is one of my first project from my home observatory. I have many feelings about this image. The deep frozen nights, rising Orion, setting Cygnus. Some fireballs and the beauty of the winter nights. I want these nights again, but the weather...



Rafael Schmall

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IC 447 from Monoceros, 


        Rafael Schmall