Tuesday, November 23, 2010

NGC 2264, SH2-273

Located about 2,600 light-years away in the constellation Monoceros, this 16+ hour photograph of NGC 2264 is sometimes referred to as the Christmas Tree cluster.

Optics: Takahashi FSQ-106
Mount: Astro-Physics AP900GTO
Camera: SBIG ST2K XM
Filters Astrodon L, R, G, B & Ha
Dates: October 6, 2008 through November 10, 2010
Location: Roswell, Georgia and Deerlick Astronomy Village

Exposure Details
Ha = 360 Minutes
L = 285 Minutes
RGB = 370 Minutes
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