The Rosette Nebula (NGC 2237-9/45)

Posted by broca
on Sunday, December 23, 2012

Rosette nebula (aka NGC 2237, NGC 2238, NGC 2239, NGC 2244, NGC 2246)
Ocala, FL
Constellation: Monoceros
5,200 light years distant
Imaged December 29 and 31, 2011, January 6, 2012.
Ha data collected on December 22, 2012
RGB data: 2 minute exposure stacked in DSS for a total of 3 hours and 40 min
Ha data: 15minute exposure stacked in DSS for a total of 2 hours and 45 min.
Orion 80mm EON
Orion 50mm guide scope with SSAG
Canon T1i
QSI 683ws
Losmandy G-11 with Gemini II
7nm Baader Ha filter
Hutech IDAS Light Pollution Suppression (LPS) Filter

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