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NGC2264 - Christmas Tree Cluster (LRGB)
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NGC2264 - Christmas Tree Cluster (LRGB)

NGC2264 - Christmas Tree Cluster (LRGB), 



    
        

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NGC2264 - Christmas Tree Cluster (LRGB)
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NGC2264 - Christmas Tree Cluster (LRGB)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: 11" EdgeHD

Imaging cameras: QSI 683wsg-8

Mounts: CGE Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: 11" EdgeHD

Guiding cameras: Loadstar X2

Focal reducers: 0.7x

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  MaximDL 6  ·  PHD2

Filters: Astronomik LRGB

Accessory: Moonlight CHL Focuser


Dates:Feb. 18, 2017

Frames:
Astronomik Blue: 34x120" (1h 8') -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Green: 34x120" (1h 8') -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Luminance: 65x60" (1h 5') -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Red: 34x120" (1h 8') -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4h 29'

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 21.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 53.03%

Mean SQM: 20.00

Temperature: 18.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1465411

RA center: 6h 40' 56"

DEC center: +9° 44' 2"

Pixel scale: 0.561 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 176.753 degrees

Field radius: 0.321 degrees


Resolution: 2479x3285

Locations: Backyard, Space Coast, Florida, United States

Description

A closeup of the Christmas Tree cluster with background nebula.

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Description: Rotated counter clockwise so that the Christmas tree is vertical.

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NGC2264 - Christmas Tree Cluster (LRGB), 



    
        

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