"The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean... Recently, we've managed to wade a little way out, and the water seems inviting." - Carl Sagan
Rosette nebula blooms in amazing stargazer photo
Astrophotographer Reinhold Wittich captured this image of Rosette Nebula from his backyard observatory in Geisling, Germany using a 12” f/4 Newton telescope. The image took 1080 minutes of total exposure time in February 2011.
Image credit: Reinhold Wittich / www.wittich.com