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Contains:  Christmas Tree cluster, Cone nebula, NGC 2264, The star 15Mon
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Cone Nebula (NGC 2264) @ DSW, 


            Miles Zhou
Cone Nebula (NGC 2264) @ DSW
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Cone Nebula (NGC 2264) @ DSW

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: RCOS 14.5"

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 wsg-8

Mounts: Paramount-ME

Software: Adobe Lightroom CC  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC  ·  PixInsight for Mac

Filters: Astrodon luminance filter  ·  Astrodon RGB

Dates:Feb. 21, 2017Feb. 23, 2017

Astrodon RGB: 56x1200" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon luminance filter: 17x1200" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 24.3 hours

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~48

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 25.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.14%

Basic astrometry details job: 1473002

RA center: 6h 41' 10"

DEC center: +9° 33' 0"

Pixel scale: 0.550 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 327.930 degrees

Field radius: 0.440 degrees

Resolution: 4070x4070

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States


Cone Nebula (NGC 2264) LRGB combination.



Miles Zhou
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Cone Nebula (NGC 2264) @ DSW, 


            Miles Zhou

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