Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Christmas Tree cluster, Cone nebula, NGC 2259, NGC 2264, The star 15Mon
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Christmas Tree Nebula, 


            Miles Zhou
Christmas Tree Nebula
Powered byPixInsight

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: 图丽 300F2.8

Guiding cameras: Canon EOS 350D

Dates:Dec. 21, 2012

Frames: 50x180"

Integration: 2.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.56 days

Avg. Moon phase: 62.40%

Basic astrometry details job: 159550

RA center: 6h 41' 3"

DEC center: +10° 3' 57"

Pixel scale: 5.278 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -6.047 degrees

Field radius: 1.856 degrees

Resolution: 1600x1962

Locations: Xingming, Wulumuqi, Xingjiang, China


Christmas Tree Nebula, from Xingming Observatory taken before Christmas 2012.



Miles Zhou
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Christmas Tree Nebula, 


            Miles Zhou