Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 2239  ·  NGC 2244  ·  NGC 2252  ·  Rosette nebula  ·  The star 12Mon
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Valentine's Rosette Nebula, 


            Brett Creider
Valentine's Rosette Nebula
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Valentine's Rosette Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TeleVue NP101is

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC Pro

Mounts: Celestron CGX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astromania 60mm Guide Scope w/ Double Helical Focuser

Guiding cameras: ZWO Optical ASI290MC

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PinInsight  ·  Gimp  ·  Darktable _  ·  DeepSky Stacker (DSS) _

Filters: STC Astro Duo-Narrowband filter

Accessory: ZWO ASiair

Dates:Feb. 14, 2020

STC Astro Duo-Narrowband filter: 33x180" (gain: 200.00) -10C
STC Astro Duo-Narrowband filter: 5x300" (gain: 200.00) -10C

Integration: 2.1 hours

Darks: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 20.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 66.05%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 9.00

Mean FWHM: 2.20

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3242020

RA center: 6h 32' 18"

DEC center: +4° 59' 31"

Pixel scale: 1.760 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.510 degrees

Field radius: 1.009 degrees

Resolution: 3107x2717

Locations: Home, Dallas, TX, United States

Data source: Backyard


The Rosette Nebula as seen on Valentine's Day 2020 from Dallas, TX.



Brett Creider
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Valentine's Rosette Nebula, 


            Brett Creider