NGC2264
The NGC 2264 identifies four astronomical objects as a single object: the Cone Nebula, the Christmas Tree Cluster, Snowflake Cluster and the Fox Fur Nebula. All of the objects are located in the Monoceros constellation and are located about 800 parsecs or 2600 light-years from Earth.
Equipment: Exposure details: Location:
Telescope: RCOS 12.5 Open Truss
Mount: Paramount Me
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Baader LRGB
Luminance: 11x15min
Red: 3x15min
Green: 3x15min
Blue: 3x15min
Rachia, Veroia, Greece
N 40o29'00.0" - E 22o12'55.0"
Elevation:550m
9 January 2011
Image details:
Acquisition: MaxImDL Reduction/stacking: CCDStack RGB weights: Aladin/eXcalibrator
RGB combine: CCDStack LRGB creation: Photoshop CS3
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