Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Contains:  Christmas Tree cluster  ·  Cone nebula  ·  NGC 2259  ·  NGC 2264  ·  The star 15Mon
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Cone Nebula Hydrogen Alpha, 



    
        

            Charles Ward
Cone Nebula Hydrogen Alpha
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Cone Nebula Hydrogen Alpha

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Cone Nebula Hydrogen Alpha, 



    
        

            Charles Ward
Cone Nebula Hydrogen Alpha
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Cone Nebula Hydrogen Alpha

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV80ST-25SV

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 wsg-8

Mounts: AVX

Focal reducers: Stellarvue Reducer/Flattener for 80mm APO

Software: PixInsight


Dates:Jan. 24, 2015

Frames:Astrodon 3nm Ha: 21x600" (3h 30') bin 1x1

Integration: 3h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 4.49 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.13%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 515443

RA center: 06h41m00s.2

DEC center: +09°5316

Pixel scale: 2.863 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.582 degrees

Field radius: 1.656 degrees


Resolution: 3326x2504

Description

The region around the Cone Nebula in Ha; the Hubble Variable Nebula is visible to the upper right. I think this is just about enough Ha. Planning to do a full tricolor -- the OIII and SII will require a pretty good bit of data, as they do not look particularly bright; will have to wait until next month, though. But quite happy with how this channel came out!

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Cone Nebula Hydrogen Alpha, 



    
        

            Charles Ward