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Travel to the heart of the Rosette nebula, 



Travel to the heart of the Rosette nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA - Astro Systeme Austria ASA 10'

Imaging cameras: Moravian G2-4000

Mounts: Paramount MyT

Guiding cameras: Moravian G1-0300

Focal reducers: ASA - Astro System Austria ASA 3" Wynne Reducer Korrektor 0,95x

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC 2019  ·  FocusMax  ·  x-rite i1 Display Pro  ·  eizo ColorEdge CS2420  ·  The SkyX Pro  ·  MaxPilote  ·  PIXINSIGHT PixInsinght 1.8 RC7

Filters: Astrodon Blue  ·  Astrodon Red  ·  Astrodon OIII 5nm  ·  Astrodon Ha 5nm  ·  Astrodon SII 5nm  ·  Astrodon Green

Accessory: résistance chauffante

Dates:March 1, 2019

Astrodon Blue: 24x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 24x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Ha 5nm: 22x900" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 5nm: 20x900" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 24x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 5nm: 20x900" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 21.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.19%

Basic astrometry details job: 2563268

Resolution: 130x130

Locations: Jardin, TOUL, Lorraine, France

Data source: Backyard


The cluster and nebula lie at a distance of some 5,000 light-years from Earth and measure roughly 130 light years in diameter. The radiation from the young stars excites the atoms in the nebula, causing them to emit radiation themselves producing the emission nebula we see. The mass of the nebula is estimated to be around 10,000 solar masses.

I reworked my brutes from the beginning to get a more conventional color palette.



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Travel to the heart of the Rosette nebula,