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Contains:  Cone nebula, Christmas Tree cluster, NGC 2264, NGC 2252, NGC 2251, IC 448, NGC 2244, IC 2169, Rosette nebula, NGC 2239, NGC 2236, The star 17Mon, The star 16Mon, The star 15Mon, The star 13Mon, The star 12Mon
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Rosette and Cone Nebulas

Technical card

Resolution: 4571x3432

Dates:Feb. 26, 2018March 4, 2018March 5, 2018

Astronomik Ha: 90x90"
Oiii: 116x60"
Sii: 84x90"

Integration: 6.3 hours

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 15.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 87.14% job: 1972146

RA center: 99.238 degrees

DEC center: 8.016 degrees

Pixel scale: 6.062 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 284.948 degrees

Field radius: 4.812 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Oakville, Ontario, Canada


Finally got some clear skies here and I was trying a wide field of the Rosette and Cone nebulas together. They seemed to fit with the 135mm lens nicely. I enjoyed seeing how these two appear to mix together.

Clear skies and thanks for viewing!



Martin Palenik
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Rosette and Cone Nebulas, 


            Martin Palenik

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