NGC 2264 widefield

     Cone Nebula, Fox Fur Nebula

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Object

Type

Open cluster with nebula
Constellation Monoceros
Coordinates RA:06h 40m 58s  D:-09 53' 44"
Magnitude 4,1
Size 40x40 arc min

Image

Optics Takahashi FSQ 106
Mount Eq6-Pro
Camera Cooled Canon EOS 50D at -9 C (external temperature 5 C)
Exposure 15 exp. 20 minutes each, 800 ISO
Notes Image acquired from Canino (VT) - SQM 21.0

 

 

Where is this object in the night sky? Below a sky chart of the location (from Stellarium 8.0 planetarium).

 

 

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