Dates: January 8, 2011 and February 22, 2011.
Camera: SBIG STX16803 (Jan. 8) and STL11000M (Feb. 22)
Filters: AstroDon Ha filter.
Camera control software: CCDSoft
Telescope: AP155EDF at f/7.6 (Jan. 8) and f/5.4 (Feb. 22).
Telescope control software: TheSky6 and TheSkyX
Mount: Paramount ME (MKS 4000)
5 hours total Ha: 4 x 30 min Jan. 8 and 6 x 30 min Feb. 22.
Guiding/adaptive optics: self guided
Camera temperature: -20C
Conditions: passing clouds.
Processing: CCDStack2 and Photoshop CS5.
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Below is a close-up of the region containing the Rosette HH1
protostellar jet and other objects. Click here for more information.