"A rose by any other name would smell
as sweet." NGC 2239 is the Rosette Nebula. NGC 2244 is the star
cluster in the core.
Note: This image won 1st Place at the 16th Annual Region Meeting of Amateur Astronomers (aka "BobFest") for the category "Deep Space, CCD"
|Location:||MASP 2007, Robbins, NC|
|Optics:||WO Megrez 110, 655mm f/5.9|
|Exposure:||L: 12 x 15 min, RGB: 6 x 10 min each|