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Contains:  NGC 2244, Rosette nebula, NGC 2239, The star 12Mon
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Rosette Nebula, 





    
        

            Joe Perulero
Rosette Nebula

Rosette Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:GSO 8" f/6 GSO 8" F6

Imaging camera:SBIG ST-8300-M

Mount:Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro Goto

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion 50mm deluxe guidescope

Software:The SkyX ProMaxIm DL Pro 5

Filter:Baader Ha OIII SII

Resolution: 3298x2460

Dates:March 17, 2018

Frames: 40x300"

Integration: 3.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.48 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.00%

Astrometry.net job: 1991345

RA center: 98.021 degrees

DEC center: 4.978 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.922 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 5.811 degrees

Field radius: 0.527 degrees

Locations: Albion Park, Albion Park, Australia

Description

The Rosette Nebula is an emission nebula, a large star forming region located in the constellation Monoceros, the Unicorn. The nebula is a large cloud of gas and dust that lies near a large molecular cloud and is closely associated with the open cluster NGC 2244, whose stars were formed from the nebula’s matter in the last five million years. The Rosette (or Rosetta) Nebula’s appearance in optical light resembles a rose flower or the rosette, the stylized flower design used in sculptural objects since ancient times, and the nebula was named after the design.

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Rosette Nebula, 





    
        

            Joe Perulero