NGC2237 and 2244 - The Rosette Nebula


Date:              January 24, 2009

Location:        Seven Sisters Observatory - Manchester MI   

Equipment:    Megrez 90 APO, FFIII, Canon 10D Modified, Orion SSAG 

Conditions:     Cold - hazy clouds late

Film:               None!  DSLR @ ISO 800    

Exposure:       11 X 600 seconds with 3 X 600 seconds dark frames

Comments:     I stopped imaging when the nebula reached the meridian.  I had a 40 minute wait until "Thor's Helmut" was in position to shoot.  Once I got setup and got my first light frame the clouds rolled in.