Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Contains:  Christmas Tree Cluster  ·  NGC 2264  ·  The star 15Mon
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NGC 2264 and Cone Nebula, 


NGC 2264 and Cone Nebula
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NGC 2264 and Cone Nebula

Technical card

Dates:Feb. 14, 2021

Frames: 90x180"

Integration: 4.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.61%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4245618

RA center: 6h 41' 2"

DEC center: +9° 56' 45"

Pixel scale: 2.074 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.790 degrees

Field radius: 1.172 degrees

Resolution: 3225x2480

Data source: Traveller


Image acquired in the night from 14th to 15th of February 2021 at "Hohe Wand" in lower Austria, approx 1000m above sea level. Transparency was good, but windy and very cold :)

30 min Red, 30 min blue, 30 min green, 90 min LUM
Qhy9 mono
Losmandy G11
Takahashi Epsilon 160ed (f3.2) approx 500mm focal lenght.


Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 2264 and Cone Nebula,