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Contains:  Cone nebula, Christmas Tree cluster, NGC 2264, NGC 2259, The star 15Mon
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NGC 2264, 


            Craig Prost
NGC 2264

NGC 2264

Technical card

Resolution: 3904x4044

Dates:Feb. 23, 2014

Frames: 34x300"

Integration: 2.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 41.20% job: 188330

RA center: 99.940 degrees

DEC center: 9.796 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.058 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.398 degrees

Field radius: 1.606 degrees


The Christmas Tree nebula captured in LRGB on 2/23/14 at PSO, a facility of TCAA. You can find out more about TCAA at
I made an effort to combine some Ha data but it only takes away from the brilliant star field.



Craig Prost
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NGC 2264, 


            Craig Prost