The Rosette Nebula
NGC2237-2238, Caldwell 49

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NGC2237-2238, Caldwell 49
Also NGC2244, Caldwell 50 Open Cluster
Constellation: Monoceros - The Unicorn
Type: Emission Nebula
Position: RA 06h32.3m
Dec 05d03s
Magnitude: 5
Exposure: Composite of two images taken 2-1-03. 
1 X 60 min. through a Lumicon Deepsky Filter on Elite Chrome 200.
1 X 20 min. through a Sirius Optics MV-1 filter on Elite Chrome 200.
Processing: Images were aligned in Registar, combined in Photoshop. 
Red channels from the two images combined.
Levels, grayscale conversion in Photoshop.
Equipment: Orion 120 ST refractor f/5
Guiding: SBIG ST-4 autoguider
Notes: I also have a color version of this image.

Locator Chart

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Chart copyright Steven Tuma and Dean Williams - Deepsky 2002

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