NGC 2264

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Ian J Crichton

Dalgety Bay, Scotland

NEQ6 PRO
TASPO 130Q @f/5
Canon 70D modified
Astronomik UHC and 6nm H-alpha clip in filters
Guided using a SX Lodestar x2 mono CCD

NGC 2264 is the designation given to two astronomical objects, The Cone Nebula and The Christmas Tree Cluster. Also within this designation but not included are The Snowflake Cluster and The Fox Fur Nebula. They lie in the constellation of Monoceros and at a distance of around 2600 light years.

2018-02-09T00:00:00

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