Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2239  ·  NGC 2244  ·  Rosette nebula  ·  The star 12Mon
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Rosette Nebula - Ha and O3, 



    
        

            Eric Walden
Rosette Nebula - Ha and O3
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Rosette Nebula - Ha and O3

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Rosette Nebula - Ha and O3, 



    
        

            Eric Walden
Rosette Nebula - Ha and O3
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Rosette Nebula - Ha and O3

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7
Imaging Cameras
QHY163M
Mounts
Celestron CGE Pro
Filters
Astrodon Tru-Balance H-alpha 5 nm 36mm · Astrodon Tru-Balance OIII 5 nm 36mm
Accessories
QHYCCD OAG-M · Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser · Feathertouch 2" focuser · QHYCCD QHY CCD Filter Wheel 7 x 36mm · QHYCCD Polemaster
Software
Seqence Generator Pro · PHD2 Guiding · Photoshop CC 2017 · Astro Pixel Processor
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7
Guiding Cameras
Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 22, 2018 ·  Dec. 23, 2018
Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance H-alpha 5 nm 36mm: 80x180" (4h) (gain: 120.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance OIII 5 nm 36mm: 50x180" (2h 30') (gain: 120.00) -20C bin 1x1
Integration:
6h 30'
Darks:
60
Flats:
60
Flat darks:
60
Bias:
60
Avg. Moon age:
15.04 days
Avg. Moon phase:
99.55%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2430997

RA center: 06h31m49s.9

DEC center: +05°0343

Pixel scale: 0.731 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.622 degrees

Field radius: 0.582 degrees

Resolution: 4653x3352

Locations: Starbase Walden, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Older O3 data had blown out stars due to high thin clouds, and I couldn't get the color to balance well, but it's still pretty!

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Rosette Nebula - Ha and O3, 



    
        

            Eric Walden