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Contains:  Cone nebula, Christmas Tree cluster, NGC 2264, The star 15Mon
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NGC2264 (The Christmas Tree Cluster), 


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NGC2264 (The Christmas Tree Cluster)

NGC2264 (The Christmas Tree Cluster)

Technical card

Resolution: 1440x955

Dates:Nov. 14, 2018Nov. 15, 2018Nov. 16, 2018Dec. 2, 2018Dec. 4, 2018Dec. 15, 2018

Frames: 71x600" -5C bin 1x1

Integration: 11.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 38.19% job: 2438109

RA center: 6h 40' 57"

DEC center: +9° 51' 32"

Pixel scale: 5.028 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 266.007 degrees

Field radius: 1.207

Locations: William J. Maloney Observatory, Pontotoc, Texas, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


The Christmas Tree Cluster, wanted to get more integration time on this but the weather just did not cooperate! Love this target and will hit it with LRGBHa at some point. :-)



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  • NGC2264 (The Christmas Tree Cluster), 


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    NGC2264 (The Christmas Tree Cluster), 


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NGC2264 (The Christmas Tree Cluster), 


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