Rosette and NGC 2244

Photographer
Ginge Anvik
Email
ginge@subgud.org
Location of photo
Ytre Enebakk, Norway
Date/Time of photo
January and February 2018
Equipment
Epsilon 180ed, QSI583wsg, Lodestar, EN200 Temma2m
Description
An object often photographed is this region full of ionized hydrogen, the Rosette Nebula. Inside the nebula sits the 5 million year-old open cluster NGC 2244. The cluster and the nebula are around 130 light years in diameter and roughly 5200 light years from earth.
Website
https://www.flickr.com/photos/ginges/
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