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Catalogue and alternative designations NGC 1949


Type Nebulous cluster 
Position 05 25 05, -68 28 16
Constellation Doradus
Camera and Telescope STXL6303 and 36.8 cm Ritchey Chretien
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details LHa:OIIIRGB 180:240:225:90:90:90 luminance unbinned, colours binned 2x2 with Astrodon series 2 filters
Description Rather surprisingly, Hartung doesn't mention this attractive nebulous area which includes the OIII rich Wolf Rayet nebula  DEM L174 (the blue nebula).