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Contains:  Cone nebula, Christmas Tree cluster, NGC 2264, The star 15Mon
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NGC 2264 - Christmas Tree Cluster and Cone Nebula Redux, 





    
        

            Michael J. Mangieri
NGC 2264 - Christmas Tree Cluster and Cone Nebula Redux

NGC 2264 - Christmas Tree Cluster and Cone Nebula Redux

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron EdgeHD 1100

Imaging camera:QHY10

Mount:Celestron CGEM DX Hypertuned

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion ShortTube 80

Guiding camera:ZWO Design ASI120MC

Focal reducer:Starizona HyperStar 3

Software:PixInsight Corel Paintshop Pro

Filter:Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter

Resolution: 3790x2557

Dates:Dec. 16, 2017

Frames:Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter: 90x60" -21C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.5 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 27.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.85%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Astrometry.net job: 1879750

RA center: 6h 40' 59"

DEC center: +9° 38' 6"

Pixel scale: 2.229 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.915 degrees

Field radius: 1.415

Locations: Mikey's Place, Reisterstown, Maryland, United States

Description

Redo of an object I imaged almost 2 years ago. Both were taken with the Hyperstar, but this one was 90x60sec vs 30x180sec.

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Michael J. Mangieri
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NGC 2264 - Christmas Tree Cluster and Cone Nebula Redux, 





    
        

            Michael J. Mangieri