Location of Photo:
Rancho Hidalgo, NM
Date/Time of photo:
January 19-20, 2012
Telescope: TEC-140 (F7) Camera: SBIG ST-8300M Mount: AP900 GTO Ha: 18x20 minutes SII: 25x20 minutes OIII: 21x20 minutes
This is an image of NGC 2264, The Cone Nebula and Christmas Tree Cluster taken with narrowband filters (Ha, SII, OIII) and processed using the Hubble Palette. The Cone Nebula is in the Constellation of Monoceros and is about 2600 light years away.