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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
nikon d40: 5 x 30s @ iso 800

processed in StarTools under Linux

same data : more rosette

probably streched it a bit too far