The Rosette Nebula in Monoceros

Vixen 120mm Refractor F/6.7 (800mm)  Kodak PJ 400  Single Exposure  40 Minutes IDAS Filter  February 10, 2002

The Rosette Nebula, also known as  NGC 2237, is a very large wreath-like cloud of gas, 100 light years across, which is illuminated
by the young star cluster (NGC 2244) which it envelopes. It is about 3000 light years away.

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