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Contains:  NGC 2239, NGC 2244, NGC 2252, Rosette nebula, The star 12Mon
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NGC2237 Rosette Nebula, 


            Mark Eby
NGC2237 Rosette Nebula
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NGC2237 Rosette Nebula

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Technical card

B: 10x120" (gain: 139.00)
G: 10x120" (gain: 139.00)
L: 77x120" (gain: 80.00)
R: 10x120" (gain: 139.00)

Integration: 3.6 hours

Basic astrometry details job: 3219431

RA center: 6h 32' 9"

DEC center: +4° 52' 8"

Pixel scale: 4.464 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 8.277 degrees

Field radius: 1.864 degrees

Resolution: 2400x1812

Locations: SDAA Dark Sky Observing Site, Tierra del Sol, CA, United States

Data source: Traveller


NGC2237 Rosette Nebula
The Rosette Nebula is a large H-II region located about 5,000 light-years from Earth. It is 130 light-years across, and sports open cluster NGC 2244 seen in the middle. Also near the center is a star-forming complex that includes 2500 young stars. North is at the top.



Mark Eby
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NGC2237 Rosette Nebula, 


            Mark Eby