Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Contains:  Christmas Tree cluster  ·  Cone nebula  ·  NGC 2264  ·  The star 15Mon
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            Andrew Lockwood
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nebulosity in monoceros

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            Andrew Lockwood
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nebulosity in monoceros

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ106 ED

Imaging cameras: QSI 683wsg-8

Mounts: Losmandy G11

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ106 ED

Software: PHD guiding  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight

Filters: astronomik 12nm H-Alpha  ·  B  ·  Green


Dates:Feb. 7, 2014

Frames:
B: 6x300" (30') bin 2x2
B: 6x300" (30') -25C bin 2x2
Green: 6x300" (30') bin 2x2
astronomik 12nm H-Alpha: 4x1800" (2h) bin 1x1

Integration: 3h 30'

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~10

Flat darks: ~10

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 8.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.78%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 177719

RA center: 6h 41' 1"

DEC center: +9° 53' 16"

Pixel scale: 2.092 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -91.136 degrees

Field radius: 1.171 degrees


Resolution: 3230x2405

Locations: home, perth, western australia, Australia

Description

Here's the nebulosity around the cluster NGC2264. This is tough to see visually in the 25" telescope from a dark sky site, so it's kind of cool to be able to image it from suburban Perth. The cluster and associated gas are about 3000 light years away.

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