The Rosette Nebula



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Date: 19 November 2009
Location: Riberac, France.
Exposure: 31 x 5 minutes
Telescope: Skywatcher ED80 with William Optics MkII 0.8x reducer on Skywatcher EQ6 mount.
Camera: H-alpha modified Canon EOS 350D
Guiding: Nikkor 300mm lens with x2 teleconverter & modified Toucam webcam.
Filters: IR/UV filter
Processing: Stacked in IRIS and asinh range compression applied. 2x2 binned. Cropped.
Comments: Ambient temperature was 9C during acquisition.