Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Contains:  Christmas Tree cluster  ·  Cone nebula  ·  NGC 2264  ·  The star 15Mon
Ngc2264, 



    
        

            Roger Brooker
Ngc2264
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Ngc2264

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
William optics FLT110
Imaging Cameras
Starlight Xpress SX694
Mounts
Sky-Watcher EQ6 Pro
Filters
Baader LRGB 1.25'' Filters, Ha, SII, OIII
Accessories
eqmod · quantum Qunatum 7x1.25" EFW · Lakeside Astro Motofocus USB · Feather Touch 3035 Focuser · TS9 OAG 9MM OAG · William Optics 0.8x FR/FF Type IV
Software
PixInsight 1.8 Pisinsight 1.8 · PHD guiding · Software Bisque TheSky6 · Sequence Generator Pro
Guiding Cameras
Starlight Xpress Lodestar

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 7, 2016
Frames:
12x900" (3h)
Integration:
3h
Avg. Moon age:
26.95 days
Avg. Moon phase:
7.35%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 907560

RA center: 06h40m51s.8

DEC center: +09°5031

Pixel scale: 1.478 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 38.530 degrees

Field radius: 0.715 degrees

Resolution: 620x496

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