Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 2239  ·  NGC 2244  ·  NGC 2252  ·  Rosette nebula  ·  The star 12Mon
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Rosette nebula close-up, 


            Janos Barabas
Rosette nebula close-up
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS PHOTOLINE 130/650 APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC PRO

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 9x50 guider

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120mini

Software: PHD Guiding 2 PHD 2  ·  Astro Pixel Processor by Aries  ·  Photoshop CC 2018  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  SkyTools 3 Pro

Filters: IDAS LPS D1

Dates:Feb. 14, 2019

Frames: 60x180"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.97 days

Avg. Moon phase: 66.58%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2527875

RA center: 6h 31' 59"

DEC center: +5° 1' 26"

Pixel scale: 1.419 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 7.391 degrees

Field radius: 0.942 degrees

Resolution: 3908x2751

Locations: Zaventem, Zaventem, Belgium

Data source: Backyard


"First light" of my TS 130/650 APO quadruplet - impressed by the quality. It will be a solid member of my equipment :-). The main camera was set to Unity gain, 1x1 binning.



Janos Barabas
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

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Rosette nebula close-up, 


            Janos Barabas