A Pale Rose | Derek Santiago

Derek Santiago
Location of photo
Morristown, NJ
Date/Time of photo
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.
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.
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