Christmas Tree Cluster | Garrett Grainger

Photographer
Garrett Grainger
Email
ggrainger@dixonusa.com
Location of photo
New Smyrna Beach, FL
Date/Time of photo
11/16/07 all night
Equipment
Orion ED80 Imaging Scope, Orion Sirius mount, Orion ST80 guidescope with Meade DSI-c. Canon RebelXT modified by Hap Griffin for imaging.
Description
NGC 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.
Website
www.beachastronomy.com
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