Astrophotography by Mario Cogo

The Rosette Nebula - NGC 2237


Splendid object especially for astrophotography the Rosette Nebula is a emission nebula located in the constellation of Monoceros. The open cluster in the center is NGC 2244, it can be seen to the unaided eye in the winter Milky Way at left of Orion constellation. This large emission nebulosity region includes some dark nebulae and Bok globules. 


- Date / Location : 25/11/2001 from Cima Larici Asiago 1600mt.  (Vicenza - Italy)
- Optics / Lens : Astro-Physics Traveler 105mm f/6 EDFS  with AP Field Flattener - Nikon F3 
- Mount / Guide : Astro-Physics GE-600E GTO autoguided by SBIG ST4
- Exposure / Film : Composite of two 35-minute on Kodak PJ400 Film and one 40-minute on Kodak E200 Film
- Processing : Film scanned at 2700 dpi with Nikon CoolScan LS30 scanner, enhanced with Photoshop 6.0
- Note : Good sky with 10 below zero , object very close to the horizon during the E200 exposure.


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