Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Contains:  11.86  ·  12 Mon  ·  130 Elektra  ·  NGC 2237  ·  NGC 2238  ·  NGC 2239  ·  NGC 2244  ·  NGC 2246  ·  NGC 2252  ·  Rosette A  ·  Rosette B  ·  Rosette Nebula  ·  Sh2-275  ·  The star 12Mon
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SH2-275

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Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 4, 2021 ·  Feb. 5, 2021
Frames:
Optolong L-eXtreme 2": 25×600(4h 10′) (gain: 101.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Integration:
4h 10′
Darks:
10
Flats:
10
Bias:
10
Avg. Moon age:
22.42 days
Avg. Moon phase:
47.14%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
3.00
Mean FWHM:
5.37

RA center: 06h32m03s.89

DEC center: +05°0350.3

Pixel scale: 1.573 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -99.303 degrees

Field radius: 1.859 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 6016x6016

File size: 44.3 MB

Locations: Backyard, Belen, NM, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Rosette Nebula (Caldwell 49) is a large spherical H-II region, near the huge molecular cloud in the constellation Unicorn (Monoceros). The cluster and nebula are about 5,000 light years away from Earth and have a diameter of about 130 light years. The mass of the nebula is estimated at about 10,000 solar masses.

In the centre of the Rosette Nebula lies the open cluster NGC 2244 (Caldwell 50), which is formed by the matter of the nebula. Gases are stimulated to glow by the surrounding hot O and B type stars. In the centre of the nebula, NGC 2244 has already cleared a bubble about 12 light years in size due to strong solar winds. Gas clouds still expand by some 20 km/s, so some spectacular star clusters will remain in a few million years.

The Rosette Nebula contains hydrogen and dust, which reflects the light of the very hot stars in NGC 2244, especially in the blue. The pronounced OIII line in the spectrum of the Rosette Nebula is also interesting, which indicates the presence of abundant oxygen.

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SH2-275, 



    
        

            Joey Troy