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Contains:  15 S Mon, Christmas Tree cluster, Cone nebula, NGC 2264, Sh2-273, The star 15Mon
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NGC 2264 - Cone Nebula & Christmas Tree Cluster (SHO), 


            Frank Breslawski
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NGC 2264 - Cone Nebula & Christmas Tree Cluster (SHO)

Technical card

Dates:Feb. 8, 2018

Astronomik H-Alpha 6nm CCD: 13x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII 6nm CCD: 8x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik SII 6nm CCD: 8x900" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 7.2 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 22.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.07% job: 1927968

RA center: 6h 40' 56"

DEC center: +9° 50' 19"

Pixel scale: 1.390 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 66.434 degrees

Field radius: 0.767 degrees

Resolution: 3216x2337

Locations: Home, Bergisches Land, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Narrowband images (Ha, OIII, SII) arranged as a RGB composition.

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A second try to publish this image after the data loss... Hope it will work :-)



Frank Breslawski
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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NGC 2264 - Cone Nebula & Christmas Tree Cluster (SHO), 


            Frank Breslawski