A new month and a new AP
Starfield Steve has submitted his three narrow band Ha
, Oiii and Sii capture files of the Rosette Nebula, C49. This nebula is a collection of NGCs.
Wikipedia: The Rosette Nebula is an H II region located near one end of a giant molecular cloud in the Monoceros region of the Milky Way Galaxy. The cluster and nebula lie at a distance of 5,000 light-years from Earth and measure roughly 130 light years in diameter. The open cluster NGC
2244 is closely associated with the nebulosity, the stars of the cluster having been formed from the nebula's matter. The complex has the following New General Catalogue (NGC
2237 – Part of the nebulous region (Also used to denote whole nebula)
2238 – Part of the nebulous region
2239 – Part of the nebulous region (Discovered by John Herschel)
2244 – The open cluster within the nebula (Discovered by John Flamsteed in 1690)
2246 – Part of the nebulous region
Just click the link below to download Steve's files and process using your preferred software and methods. Then post your results to this thread for us all to enjoy!
Processing Challenge No.15 files: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/ ... sp=sharing
This is Steve's original posting: viewtopic.php?f=66&t=16533&p=138886#p138886
Big thank you to Steve for submitting his excellent data.
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Celestron 9.25 f10 SCT, CGX mount.
ZWO ASI294MC Pro, Canon 600D, Altair GPCAM2 290C.
Celestron 80mm Guidescope, QHY5-II Mono.
Miranda 10x50 Binoculars.