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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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