The core of the Rosette Nebula

The core of the Rosette Nebula by David Trotter

The core of the Rosette Nebula by David Trotter

David Trotter

Sydney, Australia

An SBIG Stl 6303e CCD attached to an GSO RC8 telescope, on an AP900 mount

A close-up look at the centre of the Rosette Nebula, NGC2237, 5k light years away, an area several times the size of the full moon. The Nebulosity being carved by by the radiation from the young star cluster in the centre. This narrowband image is in the Hubble style, Sulpher (Sii), Hydrogen (Ha) and Oxygen (Oiii) mapped to RGB.

2016-02-16T00:00:00

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