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Contains:  Christmas Tree Cluster, NGC 2264, The star 15Mon
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NGC 2264 & SH2-273 The Cone and the Fox Fur Nebula, 


NGC 2264 & SH2-273 The Cone and the Fox Fur Nebula
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NGC 2264 & SH2-273 The Cone and the Fox Fur Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 254F4 Reflector Newtonian skywatcher newton 10 inch F4 Carbon

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM-Cool ZWO ASI 1600MM cool

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro Goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ATM

Guiding cameras: QHY5 Guidecam

Focal reducers: Skywatcher quatro coma corrector

Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  AstroPixel Processor  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  Carte du Ciel  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley PixInsight

Filters: OPTOLONG L-Pro 1.25”  ·  Astronomik Deep-Sky B Filter  ·  Astronomik Deep-Sky G Filter  ·  Astronomik Deep-Sky R Filter  ·  Baader Ha 3.5 nm

Dates:March 22, 2020

Astronomik Deep-Sky B Filter: 98x20" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep-Sky G Filter: 67x20" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep-Sky R Filter: 71x20" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Ha 3.5 nm: 23x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Ha 3.5 nm: 11x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.4 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~15

Flat darks: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 27.84 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.21%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3374884

RA center: 6h 41' 4"

DEC center: +9° 47' 2"

Pixel scale: 0.781 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.942 degrees

Field radius: 0.622 degrees

Resolution: 3495x4545

Locations: Home base Full Observatory, Assen, Drenthe, Netherlands

Data source: Backyard


Two weeks ago whe got amazing good weather,very clear skys and no moon at all.

I had `two scopes running all night collecting great objects.

This is my first one,very great area with interresting objects to see.

i hope you all like it. greetings John



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NGC 2264 & SH2-273 The Cone and the Fox Fur Nebula, 



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