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NGC 2264, Christmas Tree Cluster and Cone Nebula

NGC 2264, Christmas Tree Cluster and Cone Nebula


Date: February 7, 2008

Telescope: Celestron 8 XLT f/2 on CGE mount

Camera: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9C

Exposure: 14 5-min subframes (70 min total) guided with Meade DSI pro and piggybacked Meade DSX-90 at f/13.8 using PHD guiding.

Comments: HyperStar 3 lens, Baader UV/IR cut filter




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