Near the center of the Rosette Nebula lies open star cluster NGC 2237 and floating nearby are dark ghost like clouds of dust and gas called Bok globules. These fascinating clouds are the
birthplace of low mass stars.
OTA: William Optics Star71
Camera: Atik 460ex w/EFW2 filter wheel
Filters: Astrodon Ha/OIII/SII (3nm)
Mount: AP Mach1
Exposure: Ha:OIII:SII 120:140:140 (m)
Data obtained: February/March 2015