The Cone Nebula (NGC 2264) in narrowband

Posted by azstarman01
on Sunday, January 29, 2012

This is an image of the Cone Nebula and Christmas Tree Cluster taken in Narrowband (Ha, SII, and OIII). This nebula is in the constellation of Monoceros and is about 2600 light years away.

January 19-20, 2012

Location: Rancho Hidalgo, NM

Telescope: TEC-140 (F7)

Camera: SBIG ST-8300M

Mount: AP900 GTO

Ha: 18x20 minutes (binned 1x1)

SII: 25x20 minutes (binned 1x1)

OIII: 21x20 minutes (binned 1x1)



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