NGC 2264 -  Cone Nebula
LAAstro.com by Bill Patterson
Catalog:  NGC 2264

Magnitude: 
3.9

Size:
60'

Constellation:
Monoceros

Common Name or Description:
a.k.a. Christmas Tree Nebula - very large emission nebula and open cluster
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Widefield Ha Image - 30% Scale
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Date Taken:  02/8/05                  Location:  OCA site, Anza, CA   
Equipment: 
Takahashi FSQ106 telescope & SBIG STL11000 CCD camera
Exposure: 
Nine 30 minute Ha exposures - 4.5 hours total exposure time
Notes: 
First Ha effort - color to follow soon - guided with internal guide chip
12/03 B&W Image Including Hubble Variable Nebula
1/03 LRGB Image
Widefield Ha Image - 67% Scale
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Color Image- HaLRGB - 65% scale
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New - 3/06