22.2.16

ngc2244

affordable everything-at-least-10-years-old astrophotography

Despite a bright moon, I had a go at the rosette nebula. The cluster comes out OK but the nebulosity, casi nada. Ah well. Need more exposure.
ngc2244 (centre) surrounded by the rosette


bresser ar152 on unguided eq6
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nikon d40: 5 x 30s @ iso 800


processed in StarTools under Linux







same data : more rosette





probably streched it a bit too far