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Contains:  Cone nebula, Christmas Tree cluster, NGC 2264, Hubble's variable neb, NGC 2261, The star 15Mon
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NGC2264 & NGC2261 / Christmas Tree Cluster, Cone Nebula & Hubble variable Nebula, 





    
        

            Ferran Ginebrosa
NGC2264 & NGC2261 / Christmas Tree Cluster, Cone Nebula & Hubble variable Nebula

NGC2264 & NGC2261 / Christmas Tree Cluster, Cone Nebula & Hubble variable Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TAMRON 500mm f8

Imaging camera:Canon 400D

Mount:Meade LX90 12" Fork Mount

Guiding telescope or lens:Celestron C8

Guiding camera:Lunatico Astronomia QHY5

Software:Pixinsight LEPHD GuidingMaximDL 5

Filter:Astronomik CLS Clip CLS clip-in

Accessory:MEADE Autostar 497

Resolution: 3770x2476

Dates:Feb. 22, 2014Feb. 23, 2014

Frames:Astronomik CLS Clip CLS clip-in: 10x1800" ISO1600 bin 1x1

Integration: 5.0 hours

Darks: ~22

Flats: ~150

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 22.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.74%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 5.00

Astrometry.net job: 188532

RA center: 100.269 degrees

DEC center: 9.542 degrees

Orientation: 175.093 degrees

Field radius: 1.471 degrees

Locations: MPC - K09 / Observatori Lliçà d'Amunt, Lliçà d'Amunt, Barcelona, Spain

Description

At last I have managed to photograph this object, NGC2264, very difficult with a suburban sky like mine, which took months chasing, and incidentally, without knowing it, I photographed the curious NGC2261, a variable nebula that always arouse my curiosity.

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fginebrosa
Ferran Ginebrosa
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons
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            Ferran Ginebrosa
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    NGC2264 & NGC2261 / Christmas Tree Cluster, Cone Nebula & Hubble variable Nebula, 





    
        

            Ferran Ginebrosa
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NGC2264 & NGC2261 / Christmas Tree Cluster, Cone Nebula & Hubble variable Nebula, 





    
        

            Ferran Ginebrosa