Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Contains:  15 S Mon  ·  Christmas Tree cluster  ·  Cone nebula  ·  NGC 2264  ·  Sh2-273  ·  The star 15Mon
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NGC 2264 - The Cone Nebula in LRHaSIIGOIIIBOIII, 



    
        

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NGC 2264 - The Cone Nebula in LRHaSIIGOIIIBOIII

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NGC 2264 - The Cone Nebula in LRHaSIIGOIIIBOIII

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion EON 115mm ED APO Triplet Refractor
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool
Mounts
ORION HDX-110 EG-G
Filters
Astrodon 36mm Ha 5nm · Astrodon 36mm SII 5nm · Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-series gen 2 · Astrodon 36mm O3 5nm · Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-series gen 2 · Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-series gen 2 · Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-series gen 2
Accessories
William Optics 0.8x Flattener IV
Software
PHD Labs PHD 2 Guiding · Sequence generator pro · Carte Du Ciel 3.10
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI290mm Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 10, 2018 ·  Jan. 11, 2018 ·  Jan. 12, 2018 ·  Jan. 13, 2018 ·  Jan. 16, 2018 ·  Jan. 18, 2018 ·  Jan. 24, 2018
Frames:
Astrodon 36mm Ha 5nm: 60x240" (4h) (gain: 200.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Astrodon 36mm O3 5nm: 45x240" (3h) (gain: 200.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Astrodon 36mm SII 5nm: 26x240" (1h 44') (gain: 200.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 45x180" (2h 15') (gain: 76.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 45x180" (2h 15') (gain: 76.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 60x10" (10') (gain: 76.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 60x120" (2h) (gain: 76.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 45x180" (2h 15') (gain: 76.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Integration:
17h 39'
Darks:
50
Flats:
50
Flat darks:
50
Avg. Moon age:
19.58 days
Avg. Moon phase:
19.59%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00

RA center: 06h41m59s.230

DEC center: +09°3429.60

Pixel scale: 0.596 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -40.168 degrees

Field radius: 0.928 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 9046x6620

Locations: Backyard, Austin, TX, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is the first panel of a three frame mosaic of the NGC2264 and the Christmas Tree cluster. Since I have had no clear skies for more than a month and most of the first panel data, I decided to do the processing of the first panel upfront.

The used 10s and 120s LUM data combined as HDR LUM with Ha data added to the final LUM. The RGB data also was enhanced with SII, Ha and OIII data. This was using 2X drizzle integration and LocalNornalization in Pixinsight. This is really only the second full image I have processed with Pixinsight and I am still learning.

Comments and suggestions welcome.

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NGC 2264 - The Cone Nebula in LRHaSIIGOIIIBOIII, 



    
        

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