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Contains:  NGC 2252, NGC 2244, Rosette nebula, NGC 2239, The star 12Mon
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Rosette Mosaic in OIII, 


            Ian Parr
Rosette Mosaic in OIII

Rosette Mosaic in OIII

Technical card

Resolution: 8703x6922

Dates:Jan. 18, 2018

Frames: 54x180"

Integration: 2.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.77% job: 1894814

RA center: 98.038 degrees

DEC center: 4.959 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.146 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 70.797 degrees

Field radius: 1.769 degrees

Locations: Home Balcony, Freshwater, NSW, Australia

Data source: Backyard


9 Panel Mosaic (9 x 6 x 180s) of the Rosette in OIII from my balcony in January 2018
As if astro-imaging wasn't hard enough (a hour to setup and a window of 1-2 hours for acquisition if I'm lucky), Ocams' Razor takes the whole circus to a new level.
Despite loosing some great clear nights to the Windows 10 Security patch issue knocking out the Auotguider (thanks Bill!) I now hope to repeat the exercise in HA and SII .
Processed in PixInsight, Auto Pano Giga and PS5.5



Ian Parr
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Rosette Mosaic in OIII, 


            Ian Parr