The Cone Nebula and The Christmas Tree Cluster

Photographer
tim.stone.piano@gmail.com
Email
tim.stone.piano@gmail.com
Location of photo
Prairie Sky and Sugar Grove Observatories, Funk's Grove, Illinois
Date/Time of photo
January 2013 and January 2015
Equipment
PlaneWave 17, Alta 16M, Paramount ME, and PlaneWave 20, Aspen 16M, Astro-Physics 1600
Description
This popular winter object has it all: fluorescing gas, obscuring dust, Herbig-Haro objects, ionization fronts, photoevaporation... a delight to photograph and study.