The Rosette Nebula
Constellation Monoceros, RA 06h 33m Dec +04 59

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The Rosette Nebula

About this object

The Rosette nebula in the constellation Monoceros is an area of hydrogen emission surrounding a star cluster NGC 2244, located near the center of the nebula.
This image was taken with a 70mm refractor and QSI 583 camera with Astrodon 36mm LRGB filters along with a 36mm Astrodon 5nm Ha filter.
The narrow band data was combined with the LRGB data in PS CC using spectral mapping.
Image Details

  • Optics : Stellarvue SV 70T triplet refractor
  • Mount: Paramount MYT
  • Camera: QSI 583
  • Filters: Astrodon 36mm LRGB+5nm Ha
  • Exposure: HaLRGB: 140:100:120:110
  • Camera/Mount Control: The Sky X, CCD Auto Pilot 5
  • Guiding: Unguided using ProTrack
  • Processing: PixInsight 1.8, Photoshop CC
  • Location: Stark Bayou Observatory, Ocean Springs, MS
  • Date: 28Feb-1Mar 2016
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