cone nebula and christmas tree


Gerard Tartalo Montardit


Canon EOS 600D modified, coma corrector baader mpcc, newton skywatcher 150/750 pds, skywatcher neq6 pro2, guiding with phd2, zwo asi 290mc and newton celestron 130/650.

Image of the Cone Nebula (NGC 2264) and the Christmas Tree cluster, composed of some 40 stars, located 2,700 light-years away, in the constellation of Monoceros. The image was made on Saturday night, February 10, 2018, from the desert of the Monegros, Huesca (Spain). It consists of a total of 2: 25h of integration, 29 shots of 300 seconds.