Saturday, July 24, 2021

The cosmic rose: The magnificent ❞𝗥𝗼𝘀𝗲𝘁𝘁𝗲 𝗡𝗲𝗯𝘂𝗹𝗮❞

"The Rosette Nebula" ("Cadwell 49") is an Emission Nebula located in the Constellation Monoceros. It is Located at Distance of about 5200 Light Years away from Earth. It spans for about 130 Light Years in Diameter with Total Mass of the Nebula being 10,000 Solar Masses. The Nebula was sculpted by the Intense Stellar Winds and Radiation from the Famous Star Cluster "NGC 2244" in the Center of the Nebula. This Star Cluster was Discovered by Astronomer Sir John Flamsteed in 1690. 

 Some of the Stars in this Cluster are 50 Times More Massive than the Sun and illuminate the entire Nebula. The "Petals" of the Nebula are Stellar Nurseries and are mainly composed of Elements like Sulphur, Hydrogen and Oxygen. The Nebula is also nicknamed "The Skull Nebula" because It looks like a Human Skull under certain orientations. The Nebula is Famous for it's Peculiar Shape, similar to a "Rose"... 

• This is a Wide Field View of the "Rosette Nebula" captured using a SHO Hubble Palette. In this Image, Red Color is assigned to Sulphur, Green to Hydrogen alpha and Blue to Oxygen. This Image reveals Spectacular Details and the awe-inspiring Beauty of the "Rosette Nebula"... 

📷 𝗜𝗺𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗖𝗿𝗲𝗱𝗶𝘁𝘀 :- 𝗦𝗲𝗮𝗻, 𝗔𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗼𝗯𝗶𝗻

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