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The Rosette Nebula in Monoceros 27-Feb-2022

Distance: 5,200 ly

Equipment configuration and exposure data:

Mount: Orion HDX110 German equatorial mount controlled by TSXPro (Software Bisque) via EQASCOM
Telescope: Celestron RASA 11 V2. 11" Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph, 620mm FL, f/2.2
Imaging camera: ZWO ASI2600MC Pro. Gain 100; Offset 21; Filter: IDAS NBZ UHS.
Image capture scale: AS/P=1.237" (i.e., unbinned). Resized to 50% for display.
Image capture software: Software Bisque TSXPro Camera Addon; Autoguided by PHD2.
Exposures: Best 7 of 9 @ 480s. Calibration: 13 dark frames, 9 flat frames.
Guide camera: ZWO ASI120MM Mini. Autoguide software: PHD2 Guiding 2.6.10dev2. Tracking: ~0.6" Total RMS.
Post processing software: ImagesPlus6.5; LuminarGEO from SkyLum; ThumbsPlus Pro 10.

Source image: 20220226_Rosettte_CombSigAvg-2.25-IPddp-LumGEO-TPadj2.tif

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