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10 dazzling images from the WISE telescope

By: Catie Leary on Jan. 3, 2011, 12:20 p.m.
WISE image of the Rosette Nebula

Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team

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Rosette nebula

This WISE image shows off the flower-shaped nebula, NGC 2237, also known as the rosette nebula.

The nebula is a massive, star-forming cloud of gas and dust located within the constellation Monoceres, or the Unicorn.