Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2239  ·  NGC 2244  ·  NGC 2252  ·  Rosette nebula  ·  The star 12Mon
the Rosette nebula, 



    
        

            Steve Coates
the Rosette nebula
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the Rosette nebula

the Rosette nebula, 



    
        

            Steve Coates
the Rosette nebula
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the Rosette nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion EON 80mm
Imaging Cameras
QSI 683 wsg-8
Mounts
Losmandy G11
Filters
AstroDon Tru-Balance S-II 5nm · AstroDon O3 5nm · Baader Planetarium Baader H-Alpha 7nm
Software
DeepSkyStacker · Maxim DL · TheSkyX · Registar
Guiding Cameras
Lodestar

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 21, 2012 ·  Dec. 20, 2013 ·  Dec. 21, 2013
Frames:
AstroDon O3 5nm: 9x1200" (3h) bin 1x1
AstroDon Tru-Balance S-II 5nm: 9x1200" (3h) bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Baader H-Alpha 7nm: 12x900" (3h) bin 1x1
Integration:
9h
Avg. Moon age:
14.85 days
Avg. Moon phase:
79.81%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 506160

RA center: 06h32m05s.8

DEC center: +04°5916

Orientation: -0.333 degrees

Field radius: 1.115 degrees

Resolution: 3489x3202

Locations: Home, Ocala, Florida, United States

Description

Rosette nebula (aka NGC 2237, NGC 2238, NGC 2239, NGC 2244, NGC 2246) is an emission nebula associated with open clusters of stars located in the constellation of Monoceros, 5,200 light years away.

Imaged from Ocala, Florida through Ha, OIII and SII filters and processed using Hubble palette, assigning SII to RED, OIII to BLUE and Ha to GREEN.

20 minute exposures combined to a total of:

3 hours Ha (binned 1x1)

3 hours OIII (binned 1x1)

3 hours SII (binned 1x1)

Processed in Photoshop using Hubble palette

Imaging telescope: Orion 80mm EON (Focal length 480mm)

Imaging camera: QSI 683 wsg-8

Losmandy G-11 with Gemini II german equatorial mount

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the Rosette nebula, 



    
        

            Steve Coates

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