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Rosette Nebula

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Date: January 3rd 2012
Location: Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

The Rosette Nebula is an emission nebula.

Constellation: Monoceros
Distance: 5200 light years
Magnitude: 9
Classification: Caldwell 49, NGC2237

  •    NGC 2237 – The Main nebula

  •    NGC 2238 – Part of the nebulous region

  •    NGC 2239 – Part of the nebulous region

  •    NGC 2244 – The open cluster within the nebula

  •    NGC 2246 – Part of the nebulous region


Mount: NEQ6 Pro
Camera: Canon 450D astro modified
Filter: Astronomik CLS clip filter
Scope/Lens: SkyWatcher Equinox ED120
Guide Scope: None
Guide Camera: None

Exposure #1 (RGB)
1 x 240 Seconds @ ISO 1600
5 Darks, 5 Flats/Dark Flats/Bias

Processing: 0 hours, 4 minutes, 0 seconds

Software: Backyard EOS, Adobe Photoshop

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