Contains: NGC 2252, NGC 2244, Rosette nebula, NGC 2239, The star 12Mon
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The Rosette Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Astro-Tech AT65EDQ

Imaging camera: ZWO ASI 1600MC-Cooled

Mount: iOptron iEQ45 Pro

Guiding camera: ZWO ASI120MM-S

Filter: Baader Moon & Sky Filter

Resolution: 6543x5080

Dates: March 12, 2018

Frames: 29x240"

Integration: 1.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.05% job: 1963314

RA center: 97.959 degrees

DEC center: 4.925 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.237 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 147.493 degrees

Field radius: 1.423 degrees


First light with the ASI1600MC-COOL! Bortel 3 from near Carlsbad, NM. Thought I would throw the sensor on this one since I had the small set up out what with it being breezy and limited allowed time to set up.



Wesley Creech

Sky plot

Sky plot


The Rosette Nebula, 


        Wesley Creech