The Rosette Nebula - NGC 2244, 2237, 2238, 2239, and 2246
Rosette

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Image Data: Object Information:
  • Exposure:  LRGB 24x5:12x5:12x2.22:12x2.75 minutes
    • Luminance binned 1x1
    • RGB binned 2x2
  • RGB Combine Ratios:  1.0:1.0:1.0
  • Telescope:  Stellarvue SV80S @ f/4.9
  • Mount:  Meade LX200 w/ super wedge
  • Camera:  SBIG ST-2000XM CCD, SBIG CFW-8
  • Location:  My backyard in Goleta, CA
  • Date/Time: 
    • January 19, 2004,  21:19-22:53 PST
    • January 21/22 2004,  21:02-00:21 PST
  • Processing:  Taken and reduced in CCDSoft v5.  Combined sub-exposures with Ray Gralak's Sigma Clip.  DDP to Luminance and Color with custom software.  Color combined with custom software.  Composite/gradients removed/levels/saturation adjusted, Luminance applied, Unsharp Mask in Photoshop 8.
  • Name: The Rosette Nebula
  • Includes these objects (as parts of the nebula):
    • NGC2244 - open cluster
    • NGC2237, NGC2238, NGC2239, NGC2246 - emission Nebula
  • Type:  Open Cluster and Emission Nebula
  • Constellation:  Monoceros


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