Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Contains:  Christmas Tree cluster  ·  Cone nebula  ·  NGC 2264  ·  The star 15Mon
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NGC 2624, 



    
        

            Erik Westermann
NGC 2624
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NGC 2624

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NGC 2624, 



    
        

            Erik Westermann
NGC 2624
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NGC 2624

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Planewave Instruments CDK20 (Corrected Dall-Kirkham)
Imaging Cameras
T1 (Finger Lake Instruments FLI PL09000)
Filters
T1 (Finger Lake Instruments Research Grade Luminance, Red, Green, Blue, Hα, U-Band (Bessel), I-Band (Bessel))
Software
Adobe Phosotshop CS6 · Maxim DL

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 4, 2016
Frames:
1x300" (5')
Integration:
5'
Avg. Moon age:
24.16 days
Avg. Moon phase:
29.20%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2403023

RA center: 06h40m59s.3

DEC center: +09°4955

Pixel scale: 2.150 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.400 degrees

Field radius: 0.430 degrees

Resolution: 1018x1018

Description

This is NGC 2624, otherwise known as the Cone nebula and Christmas Tree Cluster.

I acquired this image in January 2016 based on one 10-minute observation.

Processing was done using MaxIM DL and Photoshop. I chose to leave the star blooms in the image because it gives it a more festive feel.

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NGC 2624, 



    
        

            Erik Westermann