Location of photoNew Smyrna Beach, FL
Date/Time of photo11/16/07 all night
EquipmentOrion ED80 Imaging Scope, Orion Sirius mount, Orion ST80 guidescope with Meade DSI-c. Canon RebelXT modified by Hap Griffin for imaging.
DescriptionNGC 2264, the Christmas Tree Cluster and the Cone Nebula. 3 hours and 20 minutes with darks/flats and bias frames.
The Christmas Tree Cluster (also known as Open Cluster NGC 2264 or the Xmas Tree Cluster) is an open cluster in the Monoceros constellation.