View Full Version : Astrophoto: Rosette Nebula by Maurice De Castro

2011-Oct-02, 10:10 AM
Rosette Nebula, or Caldwell 49 is an H II region located 5,200 light-years from Earth near one end of a giant molecular cloud in the Monoceros region of the Milky Way Galaxy. The Chandra X-ray Observatory conducted a survey in 2001 which showed the presence of hot, young stars at the core of the Rosette [...]

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