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Rosette nebula (redirected from NGC 2237)
Rosette nebula (roh-zet ) (NGC 2237-38-39) A large emission nebula, about 1° in diameter, in the constellation Monoceros. It is an H II region heated and ionized by a centrally situated open cluster of hot young stars (NGC 2244).
Rosette Nebula[rō′zet ′neb·yə·lə]
A nebula classified as NGC 2237; this nebula contains numerous small dense clouds that have been photographed with large telescopes.
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If there's a deep-sky object that spells "winter" for me other than the Orion Nebula, it's NGC 2237
, the Rosette Nebula, an emission nebula shaped like a huge Christmas wreath that floats among the dim stars of Monoceros.
This fine view of NGC 2237
, the Rosette Nebula, captures the three-dimensional aspects of the gas cloud relative to its surroundings.
Dreyer's 1888 New General Catalogue of Nebulae and Clusters of Stars: NGC 2237
, NGC 2238, and NGC 2246.
The Rosette Nebula complex, NGC 2237
, 2238, and 2244, is another nebulous cluster in Monoceros.