A Pale Rose | Derek Santiago

Photographer
Derek Santiago
Email
schmeah@aol.com
Location of photo
Morristown, NJ
Date/Time of photo
10/27/08
Equipment
Taken with DSI Pro III on ED80 with f/6.3 focal reducer. Schuler 9nm Ha filter. Five hours exposure in eight minute subs.Guided with DSI II on 10" LX200R.
Description
The Rosette Nebula or NGC 2237 is a beautiful emission nebula envelopping the open cluster NGC 2244 in Monoceros. Even without color, this ghostly Rose is remarkable, and stands well enough on its own in black and white.