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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nebulosity in monoceros, 



    
        

            Andrew Lockwood
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nebulosity in monoceros

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ106 ED
Imaging Cameras
QSI 683wsg-8
Mounts
Losmandy G11
Filters
astronomik 12nm H-Alpha · B · Green
Software
PixInsight · PHD guiding · Sequence Generator Pro
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ106 ED

Acquisition details

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: 06h41m01s.7

DEC center: +09°5316

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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