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



    
        

            Henning Schmidt
Cone Nebula, Christmas Tree Cluster and Fox Fur Nebula (NGC 2264)
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Cone Nebula, Christmas Tree Cluster and Fox Fur Nebula (NGC 2264)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit 80ED

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY 183M  ·  QHYCCD QHY 183C

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ8 Pro

Software: Adobe PS CS2  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Baader Planetarium H 1.25", Ha 7nm  ·  Hutech IDAS 1.25" LPS P2

Accessory: Lacerta Mgen


Dates:March 18, 2018Feb. 3, 2019

Frames:
Baader Planetarium H 1.25", Ha 7nm: 17x600" (gain: 20.00) -40C
RGB: 37x300" (gain: 20.00) -30C

Integration: 5.9 hours

Darks: ~100

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 14.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.35%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4005535

RA center: 6h 40' 38"

DEC center: +9° 47' 34"

Pixel scale: 1.209 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.160 degrees

Field radius: 0.738 degrees


Resolution: 2594x3545

Locations: Home observatory, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

Cone Nebula (NGC 2264), Christmas Tree Cluster and Fox Fur Nebula, composite with Halpha (QHY 183M, 2019) and RGB (QHY 183C, 2018), Gain 20, Offset 30; objective: Skywatcher Esprit-80ED (new version).

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Cone Nebula, Christmas Tree Cluster and Fox Fur Nebula (NGC 2264), 



    
        

            Henning Schmidt