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NGC 2264 The Cone Nebula, 


NGC 2264 The Cone Nebula

NGC 2264 The Cone Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 3464x4600

Dates:Nov. 20, 2019

Astronomik Deep-Sky B Filter: 15x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep-Sky G Filter: 15x180" bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep-Sky R Filter: 15x180" bin 1x1
Baader Ha 3.5 nm: 27x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Lumicon UHC Filter Lumicon UHC: 13x180" bin 1x1

Integration: 4.2 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~5

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 22.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.92%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: -1.00 job: 3065826

RA center: 6h 41' 10"

DEC center: +9° 31' 33"

Pixel scale: 0.339 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 345.791 degrees

Field radius: 0.271

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

Data source: Backyard


NGC 2264 or The Cone Nebula.
I wanted to capture it In December with the newton,because of the spikes and the wider field.
But last year December was a disaster so this year i took my chances.

Well it came out kinda nice red.

So to all a very early happy christmas.



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NGC 2264 The Cone Nebula,