Observation by Paul Anthony Brierley: NGC 2237 ( re-processed to show the HA e...

Uploaded by

Paul Anthony Brierley

Observer

Paul Anthony Brierley

Observed

2017 Jan 26 - 19:30

Uploaded

2017 Jan 29 - 09:53

Objects

NGC2239
NGC2237
NGC2246

Planetarium overlay









Constellation

Monoceros

Field centre

RA: 06h31m
Dec: +04°58'
Position angle: -89°44'

Field size

3°52' × 3°39'

Equipment
  • Pentacon 200 mm Telephoto lens
  • Canon (modified) 1000D
  • Losmandy G11 Gemini L4
Exposure

60 x 180 seconds

Location

Whirlpool Observatory SK11

Target name

Rosette Nebula

Title

NGC 2237 ( re-processed to show the HA emission)

About this image

This picture was captured during Thursday evening, between 19:30hrs and 22:30hrs. It is the famous Rosette nebula in Monoceros.

This is  a close up, of a much wider field, that has been taken with a vintage m42 threaded Pentacon 200 mm lens, attached to my modified EOS 1000D.

Stacked in DSS. Then post processed in Star Tools Astro Art and PS CS5. In Adobe I separated out the RGB channels, and saved each one as R - G - B. I then combined these to make a true RGB picture. That had the correct colour balance.

I hope you like the result.

Files associated with this observation
Like this image
Comments
Dr James Dawson
Dr James Dawson, 2017 Feb 02 - 10:35 UTC

Really impressive image, especially as taken with a DSLR and a camera lens - great stuff.

Paul Anthony Brierley
Paul Anthony Brierley, 2017 Feb 05 - 20:25 UTC

Thank you James.

Copyright of all images and other observations submitted to the BAA remains with the owner of the work. Reproduction of work by third parties is expressly forbidden without the consent of the copyright holder. By submitting images to this online gallery, you grant the BAA permission to reproduce them in any of our publications.