The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination. But the combination is locked up in the safe.

— Peter De Vries

Rosette Nebula

Rosette Nebula with Couguar. The nebula is in the constellation Monoceros. This was taken with a CCD camera on Dec 25th 2011. The total exposure through an H-Alpha filter took 1.75 hours.

Rosette Nebula