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

Image of the day 03/28/2019

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    Rosette Nebula (SHO), 


            Alan Pham
    Rosette Nebula (SHO)

    Rosette Nebula (SHO)

    Technical card

    Resolution: 2980x2634

    Dates:Feb. 9, 2018Feb. 16, 2018Feb. 6, 2019Feb. 21, 2019Feb. 22, 2019March 16, 2019

    Astrodon B Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 36x60" (gain: 76.00) -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon G Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 35x60" (gain: 76.00) -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Ha 1.25 5nm: 208x180" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
    Astrodon OIII 1.25 3nm: 143x180" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
    Astrodon R Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 35x90" (gain: 76.00) -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon SII 1.25 3nm: 131x180" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1

    Integration: 26.2 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 11.72 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 48.56%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00 job: 2758388

    RA center: 6h 31' 39"

    DEC center: +4° 59' 45"

    Pixel scale: 1.475 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 270.571 degrees

    Field radius: 0.815

    Locations: Home, San Jose, California, United States

    Data source: Backyard


    Started this project early last year and was finally able to finish capturing the remaining SII data and some RGB subs for star colors recently.

    I tried to subdue the colors a bit during processing. Hopefully, it turned out well.

    "Natural" version



    Alan Pham
    License: None (All rights reserved)


      Rosette Nebula (SHO), 


            Alan Pham
      Rosette Nebula (SHO), 


            Alan Pham
      Rosette Nebula (SHO), 


            Alan Pham
    • Final
      Rosette Nebula (SHO), 


            Alan Pham

    Sky plot

    Sky plot


    Rosette Nebula (SHO), 


            Alan Pham