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Cone and Christmas Tree Cluster, NGC 2264, H-alpha, First image from AP-100 GTO Mount

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Resolution: 2672x4008

Dates: Feb. 3, 2017Feb. 8, 2017Feb. 10, 2017

Frames: Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 37x900" bin 1x1

Integration: 9.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 10.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 74.73%

Astrometry.net job: 1445951

RA center: 99.575 degrees

DEC center: 10.154 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.138 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.103 degrees

Field radius: 2.100 degrees

Locations: My Back Deck, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States

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This is the first image from my new AP 1100 GTO mount. I picked a relatively easy target, the Cone and Christmas Tree Cluster region in H-alpha. Happily, I also captured Hubble's Variable Nebula and can add those data to another group project.

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Eric Coles (coles44)
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