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


            Scotty Bishop
Bicolor DSLR Rosette Nebula

Bicolor DSLR Rosette Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 6228x3521

Dates:Dec. 12, 2018

Frames: 45x180" ISO1600

Integration: 2.2 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 4.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.25%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: -10.00 job: 2413191

RA center: 97.965 degrees

DEC center: 4.935 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.368 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 96.533 degrees

Field radius: 1.359 degrees

Data source: Backyard


Took this in my front yard early this morning, finishing up a little before 3:00 AM. I ran it through some actions I've put together based on an idea from @PeteXL (no idea if this tags him) about how unmodified Pentax cameras pick up Ha so well it can be mapped out to the Hubble Palette. It works!



Scotty Bishop
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Bicolor DSLR Rosette Nebula, 


            Scotty Bishop

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