Home Register Login

Album list Last uploads Last comments Most viewed Top rated My Favorites Search

Home > User galleries > sotopedr1 > Angel's 2
Click to view full size image
NGC 2264
NGC 2264, consist of two deep sky objects, the Cone Nebula and the Christmas Tree Cluster. Both located in the constellation of Monoceros. The star cluster is call the Christmas Tree while the Cone Nebula gets its name from the cone shape visible in photos. The cone nebula is a dark absorption nebula consisting of cold molecular hydrogen and dust in front of an emission nebula. The photo consist of 3.5 hours of exposure using Canon 60Da, Celestron C8, and a CGEM mount. Taken Christmas day 2013.
NGC_2264.jpg Rosette_Nebula.jpg California_Nebula.jpg Crescent_nebula-1.jpg Heart_Nebula_(IC1805).jpg
Rate this file (current rating : 0 / 5 with 2 votes)