Thursday, November 23, 2006

Rosetta and Cone Nebula Complex

©2006 Richard Murray

Techno Stuff: 10/26/06 ATK-16hr coupled to Minolta 35mm Lens at F/5.6 piggybacked on LX90 8" SCT, Ha Filter, 2 x 1200 secs, autoguided, darks applied, Binning 1x1, Processed in Registax 3, Photoshop CS2, PixInsight

Notes: This is a wide field image of the Rosette Nebula (bottom right), the Monoceros Loop (a supernova remnant which covers half the image and embeds itself into the Rosette) and the Cone Nebula located at top center.

Lying just outside of the field of view to the bottom right of the Rosette is Barnard's Loop also a suspected supernova remnant which is part of the Horsehead and Orion Nebula region.

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