The Rosette nebula in Monoceros is a huge area of gas and dust surrounding the bright star cluster known as NCG 2244. The nebula measures some 80' in diameter and is a difficult object to view with small telescopes.

Exposure was 120 minutes on gas hypered Fuji Super G 800 Plus using 8 inch f/10 Schmidt Cassegrain telescope with f/6.3 focal reducer. Guided with ST-4 and digitally enhanced in Adobe Photoshop.