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Contains:  Christmas Tree cluster, Cone nebula, NGC 2264, The star 15Mon
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NGC2264, The Cone Nebula, 


            Jay Hall
NGC2264, The Cone Nebula
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NGC2264, The Cone Nebula

Technical card

Dates:Feb. 14, 2020Feb. 22, 2020Feb. 27, 2020

Chroma Ha 5nm: 95x180" (gain: 139.00) bin 1x1
Chroma OIII 5nm: 98x180" (gain: 139.00) bin 1x1
Chroma SII 5nm: 90x180" (gain: 139.00) bin 1x1

Integration: 14.2 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 17.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.72%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3285079

RA center: 6h 40' 47"

DEC center: +9° 57' 39"

Pixel scale: 1.168 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 268.962 degrees

Field radius: 0.938 degrees

Resolution: 4620x3478

Locations: Remote site: Fredonia, Al., Lanett, Alabama, United States

Data source: Backyard


This is a working progress of NGC2264 using a new set of Chroma 5nm filters. This is an SHO composite of approximately 5hrs each.



Jay Hall
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  • NGC2264, The Cone Nebula, 


            Jay Hall
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    NGC2264, The Cone Nebula, 


            Jay Hall


Description: NGC2264, The Cone Nebula, Christmas Tree Cluster, and Fox Fur Nebula

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NGC2264, The Cone Nebula, 


            Jay Hall