Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Contains:  Christmas Tree cluster  ·  Cone nebula  ·  IC 2169  ·  IC 446  ·  NGC 2245  ·  NGC 2247  ·  NGC 2251  ·  NGC 2259  ·  NGC 2264  ·  The star 15Mon  ·  The star 16Mon  ·  The star 17Mon
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Cone Nebula in Ha, 


            Trevor Jones
Cone Nebula in Ha
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics RedCat 51 APO

Imaging cameras: Canon T3i

Mounts: iOptron SkyGuider Pro

Software: photoshop cc  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) Deepskystacker 3.3.6

Filters: Optolong 7nm Ha 2"

Dates:March 12, 2019

Frames: 67x180"

Integration: 3.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.94%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2583238

RA center: 6h 40' 39"

DEC center: +9° 41' 20"

Pixel scale: 7.646 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 352.851 degrees

Field radius: 3.003 degrees

Resolution: 1824x1137

Locations: My Backyard, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard


Here is the Cone Nebula (and Fox Fur Nebula), and a lot more thanks to the 250mm RedCat.

If you saw my latest video, this rig was just running in the background (And I am glad it was). Ran into some issues with my PC on the primary rig with Mono camera. Currently troubleshooting (Fun!)