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Rosette Nebula in Hydrogen Alpha

Object Name:  Rosette Nebula
Object Type:  Bright Nebula
Constellation:  Monoceros
Acquisition Date:  January 27, 2020
Location: Tierra del Sol, San Diego County, California
Equipment:
• Imaging Scope – Takahashi FSQ-106 EDX IV with Takahashi 0.6 reducer
• Imaging Camera – ZWO ASI1600MM-C with EFW2
• Filters – Baader 36mm unmounted hydrogen alpha filter
• Guiding – Borg 77ED with ZWO ASI120MM-S
• Mount – Astro-Physics 900GTO
Camera Control – Sequence Generator Pro
Guider control – PHD2
Acquisition Details:
• Imaging Camera – gain 200, offset 50 – cooled to -15
• Exposures – 58 x 270 seconds
Processing:
PixInsight and Photoshop CC were used to process the images.
• PixInsight –
⁃ Image calibration, alignment and integration
⁃ HistogramTransformation for histogram adjustment
• Photoshop –
⁃ additional adjustments to histogram

Click on the image below to see a larger version.  The second image below is a starless version.  Thanks for looking.

The Rosette Nebula

Posted in Bright Nebula, CMOS Camera Image

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