Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Contains:  Christmas Tree cluster  ·  Cone nebula  ·  NGC 2259  ·  NGC 2264  ·  The star 15Mon
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Christmas Tree Nebula, 



    
        

            Miles Zhou
Christmas Tree Nebula
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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

Astrometry.net 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

Description

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

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Christmas Tree Nebula, 



    
        

            Miles Zhou