Rosette Nebula in Monoceros


Copyright 2009 Steve Foster


Date/Location:    November 2008     Foster/Hinson Observatory    Bethune, SC
Instrument:    Takahashi FSQ106N Quadruplet Flourite Astrograph
Camera: Canon 350D (Hap Griffin Modified) 
Focal Ratio:   f/5 @ 530mm
Guiding:    Imaging Source DMK41AF02 camera through AT80ED
Mount: Losmandy G11 Gemini
Conditions:    Clear and cold
Exposure: 4 Hours Total (48 x 5 minutes @ ISO 800)
Filters:    Baader UV/IR block internal to camera
Processing:    Focused, captured, converted & combined in Images Plus.  Zone System processing & star color enhancement in Photoshop CS2.