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Rosette nebula in narrowband, 


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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ85-EDX

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600 MM Cooled Pro

Mounts: Paramount MX +

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 30mm Ultra Mini guide scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Focal reducers: Takahashi Flattener 1.01x

Software: Main Sequence Software Seqence Generator Pro 3  ·  Pixinsight  ·  PHD2

Filters: Antlia Ha 3.5nm 1.25"

Accessory: SkyShed Roll-off  ·  Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  Pegasus Astro Ultimate Powerbox v2  ·  Interactive Astronomy SkyRoof  ·  Intel NUC i7  ·  Interactive Astronomy SkyEye  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Alert

Dates:April 13, 2020

Frames: 10x300"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 65.05%

Astrometry.net job: 3415458

RA center: 6h 31' 55"

DEC center: +4° 56' 27"

Pixel scale: 1.712 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -92.757 degrees

Field radius: 1.388 degrees

Resolution: 4656x3520

Locations: JRO - Home Observatories, Milford, New Jersey, United States

Data source: Backyard


Here is 50 minutes of the Rosette nebula from last night taken with my piggyback Tak FSQ85EDX w/ 1.01x using ZWO ASI1600MM Pro w/ Antlia 3.5nm Narrowband Imaging filter. This is 10 x 300s exposures at unity gain. Processed in Pixinsight.



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Rosette nebula in narrowband, 


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