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Rosette Nebula Facts

Rosette Nebula Facts Nebula in Monoceros

Rosette Nebula is a nebula object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 5200 light years away in the constellation of Monoceros.

It is also referred to as NGC(2237) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.

The Nebula's location is 06:33:45 (R.A.) and 04:59:54 (Dec.).

Rosette Nebula has a radius of 65 light years or to put it another way, it has a diameter of 130 light years. It would take a space ship 130 years travelling at the speed of light to get from one side to the other.

Fact File


NameRosette Nebula
TypeNebula
NGC Id2237
ConstellationMonoceros
Right Ascension06:33:45
Declination04:59:54
Distance (Lt.Yr)5200
Radius (Lt.Yr)65.00
Apparent Dimension1.3
CoprightN.A.S.A. JPL

Location of Rosette Nebula Facts in Monoceros


Rosette Nebula Facts Nebula in Monoceros

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