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Contains:  NGC 2286, Cone nebula, Christmas Tree cluster, NGC 2264, NGC 2252, IC 448, NGC 2244, IC 2169, Rosette nebula, NGC 2239, The star 18Mon, The star 17Mon, The star 16Mon, The star 15Mon, The star 13Mon, The star 12Mon, The star εMon, The star 75Ori, Part of the constellation Monoceros (Mon)
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NGC2244 Rosette and surroundings, 20180308, 


            Geert Vandenbulcke
NGC2244 Rosette and surroundings, 20180308

NGC2244 Rosette and surroundings, 20180308

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Samyang 135 ED UMC F2

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 6D mod.

Mount:iOptron SkyGuider Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Mini Borg 50

Guiding camera:Lacerta MGEN II

Filter:Optolong L-Pro 2"

Resolution: 1366x1938

Dates:March 8, 2018

Frames: 8x240"

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.25 days

Avg. Moon phase: 59.47% job: 1960863

RA center: 97.020 degrees

DEC center: 3.530 degrees

Pixel scale: 28.301 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.130 degrees

Field radius: 9.320 degrees

Locations: Tranquility Base Observatory, Koksijde, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium


Only 8 images, imaging session had to be aborted due to cloud.



Geert Vandenbulcke
License: None (All rights reserved)

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NGC2244 Rosette and surroundings, 20180308, 


            Geert Vandenbulcke