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Contains:  Cone nebula, Christmas Tree cluster, NGC 2264, The star 15Mon
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Ngc2264, 





    
        

            Roger Brooker
Ngc2264

Ngc2264

Technical card

Resolution: 2719x2176

Dates:Jan. 7, 2016

Frames: 12x900"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.35%

Astrometry.net job: 907560

RA center: 100.216 degrees

DEC center: 9.842 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.478 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 38.530 degrees

Field radius: 0.715 degrees

Locations: Cap 1 obs , Canterbury , United Kingdom

Description

NGC 2264 is sometimes referred to as the Christmas Tree Cluster and the Cone Nebula. However, the designation of NGC 2264 in the New General Catalogue refers to both objects and not the cluster alone.

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Ngc2264, 





    
        

            Roger Brooker