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


            Dave Fram
NGC 2244
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NGC 2244

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Star 71 f/4.9 Astrograph

Mounts: AVX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guide Scope

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Orion H‑Alpha 7nm

Dates:Feb. 23, 2018

Frames: 40x180"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 51.82%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1946581

RA center: 6h 31' 54"

DEC center: +5° 10' 15"

Pixel scale: 2.247 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.957 degrees

Field radius: 1.650 degrees

Resolution: 3729x2910

Locations: Home observatory (balcony), Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard


First light for my asi 1600mm. Guiding was not great but I'm happy with this first effort.



Dave Fram
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NGC 2244, 


            Dave Fram