NGC 2237 (Rosette Nebula, Caldwell 49)

Camera: Herolab Color, 3352 x 2532 pixels
Exposure: 40 images averaged. Processed with PixInsight.
Image Center (J2000): RA 6h 31m 55s, Dec 5° 00' 10"
Image Size: 138' x 104'

Large nearly circular H II region in Monoceros. Contains star cluster NGC 2244 (Caldwell 50). NGC 2237 denotes the whole nebula but nebula also contains NGC 2238, 2239 and 2246. Image is 138' x 104'.


NGC 2237 (Rosette Nebula, Caldwell 49), Large nearly circular H II region in Monoceros. Contains star cluster NGC 2244 (Caldwell 50). NGC 2237 denotes the whole nebula but nebula also contains NGC 2238, 2239 and 2246. Image is 138' x 104'.

Object Label Identifier Notes
Star Cluster NGC 2244 NGC 2244 Open cluster (Caldwell 50), ionizing cluster of the nebula
Star Cluster NGC 2252 NGC 2252 Open cluster

Click on the image to display the plate solved image with annotations. 20' across NGC 2237 is about 30 light years.