Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Contains:  Christmas Tree cluster  ·  Cone nebula  ·  NGC 2264  ·  The star 15Mon
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Cone nebula & friends (playing hide & seek)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 80ED

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 400D / Digital Rebel XTi

Mounts: Celestron CG5 ADV-GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding cameras: Astrolumina ALccd5.2

Software: PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  AstroTortilla  ·  Nebulosity  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Baader Planetarium Neodymium & IR-Cut (Moon & Skyglow) 2" filter


Dates:March 13, 2012

Frames: 21x600"

Integration: 3.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 67.44%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 135805

RA center: 6h 40' 59"

DEC center: +9° 38' 13"

Pixel scale: 1.958 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -176.739 degrees

Field radius: 0.599 degrees


Resolution: 620x706

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