Twin City Amateur Astronomers
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Rosette nebula in the hubble pallet

Taken by: Craig Prost
Date: 3/2/2013
Exposure: 18 X 900 second Ha, O3, S2

This is my first image using the Hubble pallet (Ha = Green, O3 = Blue, S2 = Red).  The use of narrowband filters allows fine detail to be captured of this star nursery some 4500 light years away.  The FOV of this image is a little less than 2 degrees by 2 degrees or about the size of a fingernail at arms length.