Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2239  ·  NGC 2244  ·  Rosette nebula  ·  The star 12Mon
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Rosette Nebula (NGC 2244) in HOO, 


            Chuck's Astrophotography
Rosette Nebula (NGC 2244) in HOO
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Rosette Nebula (NGC 2244) in HOO

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific ES127mm f/7.5 ED APO triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Celestron CGX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ST 80

Guiding cameras: Lodestar X2

Software: Photoshop CS3  ·  PHD2  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight

Filters: OIII  ·  Ha

Accessory: ZWO 8x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW)  ·  Hotech 2" SCA Self-Centering Field Flattene Hotech SCA Field Flattner  ·  MoonLite 2.5" Focuser with MotorFocus  ·  QHYCCD PoleMaster

Dates:Feb. 25, 2018March 3, 2018

Ha: 89x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
OIII: 120x120" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.4 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 13.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 85.47%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1954682

RA center: 6h 31' 43"

DEC center: +5° 0' 18"

Pixel scale: 1.213 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.629 degrees

Field radius: 0.511 degrees

Resolution: 2000x2278


I can't help it, I have to experiment and see how the Rosette nebula looked in HOO (actually, I've seen so many other cool examples of it on Astrobin, I wanted to do it too). I kind of like this one and I may have to do a metal print on it too - even though I am completely out of wall space.


Sky plot

Sky plot


Rosette Nebula (NGC 2244) in HOO, 


            Chuck's Astrophotography