Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Contains:  15 S Mon  ·  Christmas Tree cluster  ·  Cone nebula  ·  NGC 2264  ·  Sh2-273  ·  The star 15Mon
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Cone nebula, 


            Russell McKenzie
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Cone nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue 90T raptor triplet Refractor

Imaging cameras: ATIK 460ex mono

Mounts: Skywarcher EQR-6R Pro Skywatcher

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ST80

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 178MM

Focal reducers: Stellarvue 0.8 FF&R Stellarvue SV080ST-25SV .8x reducer flattener

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixinsIght  ·  sequence generator pro

Filters: Planetarium 36mm Oiii Baader  ·  Planetarium 36mm Sii Baader  ·  Planetarium 36mm Ha Baader

Accessory: 7 slot 36mm EFW ZWO

Dates:Jan. 27, 2020

Frames: 27x480"

Integration: 3.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.41 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.42%

Astrometry.net job: 3222724

RA center: 6h 40' 51"

DEC center: +9° 57' 29"

Pixel scale: 2.123 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -79.383 degrees

Field radius: 0.909 degrees

Resolution: 2413x1920

Locations: Home pier, Salem, South Carolina, United States

Data source: Backyard


Cone nebula. Testing new filters and efw. I got 16 ha shots. Clouds, cold, and time prevented me from getting enough Oiii and Sii shots. Need to reshoot this subject.


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Cone nebula, 


            Russell McKenzie