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Photographer:

Greg Polanski

Email:

gpolanski@teksavvy.com

Location of Photo:

Backyard, Ottawa, Canada

Date/Time of photo:

Dec 7, 2018 and Dec 27, 2018

Equipment:

Imaging telescope: Sky Watcher 150/750 Sky Watcher Black Diamond F/5 Imaging camera: QHYCCD QHY 163M Mount: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro (EQMOD) Guiding scope: Orion 60mm Multi-Use Guide Scope with Helical Focuser Guiding camera: Orion Starshoot Autoguider Focal reducer: Sky-Watcher Coma corrector f/5 Software: PixInsight PinInsight 1.8, Astro Photography Tool v3.50, PHD Lab PhD 2 Guiding, Deepsky stacker 3.3.4 Filter: Baader 2" OIII 8.5nm, Baader 2" Ha 7nm

Description:

Rosette Nebula is one of the largest nebulas in our galaxy with radius of over 60 light years. It is located 5219 light years from us and it can be found in the constellation Monoceres. To create this image multiple exposures of 300 seconds each were taken using Hydrogen Alpha and Oxygen filters. Total integration time was 4.8 hours.

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