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Contains:  NGC 2252, NGC 2244, Rosette nebula, NGC 2239, The star 12Mon
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Rosette Nebula, 


            Ivan Nair
Rosette Nebula

Rosette Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 8920x5952

Dates:Jan. 10, 2018Jan. 11, 2018Jan. 12, 2018

Frames:Optolong UV/IR cut filter: 263x120" ISO400

Integration: 8.8 hours

Darks: ~80

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 24.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.11% job: 1891857

RA center: 98.024 degrees

DEC center: 4.978 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.694 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 342.752 degrees

Field radius: 1.034 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Surprise, Arizona, United States

Data source: Backyard


Taken on 3 nights with the wonderful aid of AstroTortilla for the first time! Its amazing how much easier and faster it is to plate solve than to try align an image by eye.



Ivan Nair
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • Rosette Nebula, 


            Ivan Nair
  • Final
    Rosette Nebula, 


            Ivan Nair


Added star reduction to emphasize the nebula a little more

Sky plot

Sky plot


Rosette Nebula, 


            Ivan Nair

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