NGC 2237  -  wide field

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Object identification (4.6MB)

Object data of NGC2237

Object type: Emission nebula
Size: 80' x 60'
Magnitude: 9.0 mag
Constellation: Mon
Distance: 5,000 Ly
Notes: NGC 2237 (also known as The Rosette Nebula) is a large spherical HII region located near one end of a giant molecular cloud in the Monoceros region of the Milky Way. The open star cluster NGC 2244 is closely associated with the nebulosity, the stars of the cluster having been formed from the nebula's matter.

Exposure data

Date: 2017-11-15
Location: ATHOS Centro Astronomico / La Palma (900m)
Telescope: Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L @ f/3.5 + mechanical stopper
Camera: EOS6D (ISO1600)
Mount: Astrotrac TT320X
Exposure time: 60x2min
Exposure time total: 2h00min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl