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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.

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