21  February  2018
 
The Angel in the Unicorn
    
    



By Casey Good
 (https://www.facebook.com/cgastrophotos)

NGC 2170 is a dusty reflection nebula and stellar nursery that formed about 6 million years ago,
 located at the edge of the elliptically shaped, giant star-forming molecular cloud Monoceros R2 (Mon R2), 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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