NGC2244 & The Rosette Nebula
Back To CCD Images
Object:  NGC2244 & The Rosette Nebula:  A diffuse nebula located in the constellation Monoceros.  NGC2244 is the open star
cluster situated within the nebula. The estimated distance is 5.5 (kly).  NGC2244 has a visual brightness of  4.8 (mag.)

Telelscope: Stellarvue 80mm f/6, piggybacked on LX200

Camera:  Starlight Xpress MX916, w/ SXV upgrade

Guiding:  SXV guider through LX200 10", f/4

Exposures:  15 x 4 min (1 hr),  1x1 binned

Filters:  IDAS LPS, Schuler Ha

Comments:  Taken from home. First try at this one, it was 2:45am and I was just finishing IC434.  I just had to give it try before
calling it a night.  I threw in the Ha filter and was able to get 40 minutes.
[ Back ]
[ Home ]