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Contains:  Christmas Tree cluster, Cone nebula, NGC 2251, NGC 2259, NGC 2264, The star 15Mon

Image of the day 01/12/2017

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    Christmas Tree Cluster and surrounding Nebulae in HST, 



    
        

            Chris Heapy
    Christmas Tree Cluster and surrounding Nebulae in HST
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    Christmas Tree Cluster and surrounding Nebulae in HST

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Tele Vue NP 127is

    Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G4-16000

    Mounts: 10 Micron GM2000 HPS II

    Focal reducers: TeleVue Large Field Corrector

    Software: PixInsight PinInsight 1.8  ·  StarTools 1.4

    Filters: Chroma SII 3nM  ·  Chroma OIII 3nM  ·  Chroma Ha 3nM

    Accessory: SharpSky Auto Focuser


    Dates:Dec. 23, 2016

    Frames: 34x1800"

    Integration: 17.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 24.32 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 27.68%


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 1403061

    RA center: 6h 40' 6"

    DEC center: +9° 53' 20"

    Pixel scale: 2.718 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 180.275 degrees

    Field radius: 2.155 degrees


    Resolution: 4036x4036

    Locations: Whirley Observatory, Macclesfield, Cheshire, United Kingdom

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    ChrisLX200
    Chris Heapy
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    Christmas Tree Cluster and surrounding Nebulae in HST, 



    
        

            Chris Heapy