Rosette Nebula (Caldwell 49)                         (image above is reduced-size | other sizes:  medium , original)

Distance:  5,200 light years

Telescope Takahashi FS-60C @ f/6.2
Mount Takahashi EM200 Temma II
Camera QSI 540wsg @ -15C
Filters Astrodon Ha (3nm), Astrodon Tru-Balance I-Series LRGB Gen 2
Guider SX Lodestar
Settings 4x15min Ha; 4x10min L; 2x5min ea RGB (all bin1x1); AstroArt5, CS4 (slightly cropped, 10xdarks/flats/fdarks/bias)

6 January 2014 - Las Cruces, NM

Published in Chinese National Astronomy magazine, December 2015.
in Milenio Newspaper (Monterrey, Mexico) pg 12, on 19 Oct 2014 (screenshot).
as Astronomy Magazine Picture of the Day, 8 Aug 14 (screenshot).
10 May 14 on Facebook page
8 May 14:
     - 21st slot in "May 2014 Night Sky Photos"

"Burning Rose on a Stem" LHaRGB image - my first try at the Rosette. This image is LHa_HaRGB, where Ha:L (80:20) was used for Luminance, and Ha:R (80:20) was used for the Red channel. Lastly, "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." - William Shakespeare 

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