The Rosette in four panel mosaic

Location of photo
Hof, Norway
Date/Time of photo
Feb 21-March 14 2015
Homebuilt 10-inch Newtonian f/4 and mount in dome. Cam.: SXVR-H9 guided off-axis with DSI Pro2. Exp.: Tot. 9h 20m,Ha,SII,OIII , HST-palette.
A bright open cluster(NGC 2244) only four million years old lights up the nebula, create gigant pillars of gas and dust and the central cavity,which is about 50 ly across. Distance abt 5000 ly.
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