The Angel in the Unicorn (NGC 2170)

Posted by crgood2
on Sunday, December 17, 2017

NGC 2170 is a dusty reflection nebula and stellar nursery that formed about 6 to 10 million years ago, located at the edge of the elliptically shaped, giant star-forming molecular cloud Monoceros R2 (Mon R2), some 2,700 light-years away in the constellation of Monoceros.

Technical Details: Astrophysics RH-305/SBIG 16803. LRGB 240:240:240:240

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