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Contains:  NGC 2244, Rosette nebula, NGC 2239, The star 12Mon
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Rosette Nebula (C49), 


            Gary Lopez
Rosette Nebula (C49)

Rosette Nebula (C49)

Technical card

Resolution: 4983x3450

Dates:Nov. 22, 2017

Frames:Astronomik UHC EOS Clip-Filter: 36x300" ISO800

Integration: 3.0 hours

Darks: ~48

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 3.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.92%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00 job: 2213905

RA center: 97.983 degrees

DEC center: 4.933 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.049 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 5.213 degrees

Field radius: 0.883 degrees

Locations: Monterey Pines Observatory, Monterey, California, United States

Data source: Backyard


I've been re-processing data I acquired last year using the improved processing skills I've developed. What I've learned is that these data are better than I thought. Not surprisingly, stronger images are possible with stronger processing approaches. Its been like finding money in an old pair of pant.



Gary Lopez
License: None (All rights reserved)


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    Rosette Nebula (C49), 


            Gary Lopez
  • Rosette Nebula (C49), 


            Gary Lopez


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Rosette Nebula (C49), 


            Gary Lopez