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Rosette Nebula

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Observer
Graham Winstanley
Time of observation
26/01/2018 - 00:45
Object
NGC 2244
Observing location
Bassingham, Lincolnshire
Equipment
Skywatcher ED80
Pier mounted NEQ6
QHY IMG2PRO at -20 deg
Guiding with ASI120MM, PHD2
Baader filter Ha
Exposure
14 x 300s
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Another unfinished project! Data collected in one night. It clearly demands my first attempt at a mosaic but will have to wait for next winter.

A quick process in Pixinsight, post-processing just curves to enhance contrast and a touch of noise reduction.

Much larger than the apparent size of the full moon and at 5,200 light years distant it must be really huge.

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