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


            Michael Caligiuri
NGC2264 Cone Nebula
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NGC2264 Cone Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TEC140 TEC

Imaging cameras: FLI ML 6303E

Mounts: AP1100GTO AP

Guiding cameras: SBIG ST-i Mono

Software: Adobe photoshop cc  ·  CCD Stack  ·  Maxim DL 6 Diffraction limited

Filters: LRGB 2" Astrodon

Accessory: FLI CFW-7 Color Filter wheel

Dates:Nov. 22, 2019

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.55%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3115441

RA center: 6h 40' 58"

DEC center: +9° 50' 27"

Pixel scale: 2.439 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 305.202 degrees

Field radius: 0.827 degrees

Resolution: 2000x1401

Locations: Little Blair valley, Anza Borrego Desert, CA, United States

Data source: Traveller


Ha RGB image of the cone nebula, fox fur and Christmas tree nebulae imaged over 2 nights under dark skies in the Anza Borrego Desert,



Michael Caligiuri
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NGC2264 Cone Nebula, 


            Michael Caligiuri