Posts about nebulae

NGC 2237 The Rosette Nebula

The rosette nebula NGC 2237 is a H-II emission region in the constellation monoceros (unicorn). Its distance to our solar system was measured to be roughly 5.200 light years and its diameter to about 130 light years. A mass estimate yields approximately 10.000 solar masses.

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Imgage data: Telescope Skopos f=560x0,8=448mm @f/5.6, Camera Atik 460EXM, 17x600s Ha, 12X600s O[III], 51/52/53x120s RGB

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NGC 2070 The Tarantula Nebula

The Tarantula Nebula NGC 2070 (Object No. 2070 in the New General Catalogue) can be found within the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) in the constellation Dorado.

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Image Data: Telescope Takahashi SQ106ED @f/5, Camera Atik 460EXM, 15x600s Ha, 12X600s O[III], 9x300s RGB

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