The Rosette Nebula, a stunning emission nebula at the edge of a large molecular cloud in Monoceros, some 5000 light years away. Its flowery appearance is sculpted by the winds and radiation from its central cluster of hot young stars.
This is a narrowband composite from (16,16,20) x 1800 sec exposures in Ha, OIII, and SII. Data taken at the Deep Sky West Observatory. Make sure to look at the full-size image.
|Exposure:||HOS, (16,16,20) x 1800sec||Date:||2016-05-25…2016-09-16|
|Setup:||Takahashi FSQ106 EDXIII with QSI 683WSG-8||Site:||Deep Sky West Observatory, NM, USA|
Tags: NGC2237, NGC2238, NGC2239, NGC2244, NGC2246, Sh2-275