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Heart of Rosette Nebula in H-alpha extra narrowband
I first became interested in astronomy as a teenager but took an extended break from the hobby when I went away to university. Now at age 55 I am picking it back up. Interesting, fun, and highly addictive. My favorite viewing location is my suburban Maryland back yard even though it is somewhat tree obstructed with moderate light pollution.
Details
Date Taken: 03/20/2014
Photographer: Charles Wolfe
Location: Crofton, MD
Telescope: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope
Other Telescope: Celestron NexStar 8SE
Other Mount: Celestron Advanced VX
Camera: Orion StarShoot G3 Deep Space Monochrome Imaging Camera
Other Camera: StarShoot Autoguider
Processing: Nebulosity 3, StarTools, IrfanView
Exposure: 2x600 seconds
Notes: First attempt at imaging NGC 2237 and first attempt at an exposure longer than 300 seconds.

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