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


            Miles Zhou
Christmas Tree Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:图丽 300F2.8

Guiding camera:Canon EOS 350D

Resolution: 1600x1962

Dates:Dec. 21, 2012

Frames: 50x180"

Integration: 2.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.56 days

Avg. Moon phase: 62.40% 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

Locations: Xingming, Wulumuqi, Xingjiang, China


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



Miles Zhou
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Christmas Tree Nebula, 


            Miles Zhou