Rosette Nebula (NGC 2237)

Rosette Nebula (60)

The Rosette Nebula.

The Rosette Nebula is at the edge of a large molecular cloud some 5000 LY distance in Monoceros.

The beautiful shape is sculpted by NGC 2244, a very young cluster of hot stars at the centre.

Telescope.  10 Inch F4 Newtonian.

Camera.  S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD

Exposure and Date.  9 x 600 sec.  March 2015.

Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.