Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 2239  ·  NGC 2244  ·  NGC 2252  ·  Rosette nebula  ·  The star 12Mon
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Rosette Nebula Narrowband, 


            Nicolas Kizilian
Rosette Nebula Narrowband
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Rosette Nebula Narrowband

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Zenithstar 66

Imaging cameras: Moravian G2-8300

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Finder/Guider 9x50

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-IIc

Focal reducers: William Optics flat 6

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Photoshop C6

Filters: Astrodon OIII 5nm  ·  Astrodon SII 5nm  ·  astrodon Ha 5nm

Dates:Feb. 17, 2018Feb. 21, 2018Feb. 22, 2018

Astrodon OIII 5nm: 30x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 5nm: 30x600" bin 1x1
astrodon Ha 5nm: 30x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 15.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.51%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1942501

RA center: 6h 32' 24"

DEC center: +4° 56' 49"

Pixel scale: 3.455 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 97.431 degrees

Field radius: 1.967 degrees

Resolution: 3254x2493

Data source: Backyard


First image of the year after literally months of clouds/rain !



Nicolas Kizilian
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Rosette Nebula Narrowband, 


            Nicolas Kizilian