Contains:  NGC 2244, Rosette nebula, NGC 2239, The star 12Mon
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NGC2244 Rosette Nebula - central regions

Technical card

Resolution: 3296x2474

Dates:Jan. 11, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon 5nm Ha: 12x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon 5nm Olll: 12x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon 5nm SII: 12x1200" bin 1x1

Integration: 12.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.53 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.77%

Astrometry.net job: 1994087

RA center: 98.019 degrees

DEC center: 4.982 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.474 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.953 degrees

Field radius: 0.844 degrees

Locations: Home observatory, Totnes, Devon, United Kingdom

Data source: Unknown

Description

A closer study of the fascinating dynamic central regions of the Rosette Nebula, contrasting with my previous widefield images, http://astrob.in/237827/C/. Gathered in weather breaks from late December to date.

The Rosette is a glorious object no matter how presented, however the rich blues of the central region and ribbon of animal shapes including the obvious "leaping cheetah", really do sparkle in NB data, as they are blown and shaped from the vigorous radiation emitted by the central cluster.

CS to all!

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