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NGC 2244
The Rosette Nebula

Photographs by Matthew T. Russell

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NGC Number:
NGC 2244
NGC 2237
NGC 2239
NGC 2246

Common Name:
The Rosette Nebula

Constellation:
Monoceros

Distance from Earth:
~5,500 Light Years

Visual Magnitude:
4.8

Size:
60 x 80 arc minutes

NGC 2244, the Rosette Nebula

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Date Taken:
12/2/2004

Location:
Black Forest, CO

Equipment:
Takahashi FSQ-106n
Bisque Paramount ME
SBIG STL-11000M

Exposure Specs:
160 minutes total
Lum: 7x10 min
Red: 3x10
Grn: 3x10
Blu: 3x10

Processed with:
MaximDL v4
Adobe Photoshop CS

Copyright 2004, Matthew T. Russell. All rights reserved.