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Contains:  Cone nebula, Christmas Tree cluster, NGC 2264, The star 15Mon
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NGC 2264, 


            Arne Krack
NGC 2264

NGC 2264

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:APM 107/700

Imaging camera:Atik 383L+ mono

Mount:SkyWatcher NEQ6 Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:APM 107/700

Focal reducer:TS Optics TS Big Field Flattener 2.5"

Filters:Astronomik Ha 12nm 2"Astronomik O3 12 nm

Resolution: 2493x3176

Dates:March 22, 2019

Frames: 19x600"

Integration: 3.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 16.39 days

Avg. Moon phase: 97.03% job: 2622250

RA center: 100.241 degrees

DEC center: 9.871 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.567 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.738 degrees

Field radius: 0.879 degrees

Data source: Backyard


NGC 2264, also known as the "christmas tree cluster" insinde of a HII region & the Cone Nebula as a dark nebula below. This Image shows both as a Halpha & OIII bicolor composite.



Arne Krack
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NGC 2264, 


            Arne Krack