NGC2264 Cone Nebula

NGC2264 Cone Nebula, Christmas Tree, Fox Fur  TriColor


NGC2264 the Cone Nebula in the constelliation Monoceros  NGC2264 refers to both objects the Cone Nebula and the Christmas Tree Cluster.   Also in this image is the Fox Fur Nebula. All the objects are aproximatly 2600 light years from earth.


Crop of the Cone nebula

Crop of  the Fox Fur


NGC2264 20min Ha Subframe

NGC2264  20min Ha Subframes x 20 = 400 min combined image


 NGC2264 20min OIII Subframe

 NGC2264  20min OIII Subframes x 12 = 240 min combined image


 NGC2264 20min SII Subframe

 NGC2264  20min SII Subframes x 11 = 220 min combined image


Scope              TMB130mm

Camera           Apogee U8300

Mount               Atlas EQG

Filters               Astrodon  Ha5nm  OIII3nm  SII3nm

Exposures       Ha 6.6hrs    OIII 4hrs   SII 4hrs   20min subs

Location           Connellsville Pa.  Home Observatory     2012

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