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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Christmas Tree cluster  ·  Cone nebula  ·  Hubble's variable neb  ·  NGC 2259  ·  NGC 2261  ·  NGC 2264  ·  The star 15Mon
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NGC 2264 - Cone and Christmas Tree Nebulae, 


            Marco Rapino
NGC 2264 - Cone and Christmas Tree Nebulae
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NGC 2264 - Cone and Christmas Tree Nebulae

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 102mm ED APO triplet

Imaging cameras: Nikon D750

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6 goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Omegon 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ToupTek G-1200-KMB Mono Guider

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixinsIght  ·  Adobe Lightroom 2019 CC

Filters: Optolong L-eNhance 2"

Accessory: Omegon Dew strip bands  ·  Omegon 2 channel dew strap controller

Dates:Jan. 10, 2020

Frames: 14x1200"

Integration: 4.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.87%

Basic astrometry details job: 3204839

RA center: 6h 41' 8"

DEC center: +9° 48' 36"

Pixel scale: 1.700 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 354.128 degrees

Field radius: 1.578 degrees

Resolution: 3487x5703

Locations: Home, Lanciano, Italy

Data source: Backyard



Marco Rapino
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NGC 2264 - Cone and Christmas Tree Nebulae, 


            Marco Rapino