Rosette Nebula
Rosette Nebula
Image from Steve Bowers
The Rosette Nebula

NGC 2237; A major nebula 4500 ly from Sol. Contains a young cluster (NGC 2244)
The Crystal Star Domain has extensive territory in the surrounding volumes.

The Rosette nebula is about 50 ly across and contains many starbuilding regions. Following the Gehenna incident this nebula was affected by light pressure effects, which may instigate a new wave of star formation in this nebula.
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Text by Steve Bowers
Initially published on 12 January 2003.