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Cone Nebula and Christmas Tree cluster


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There is a lot going on in this image! The main target is the Cone Nebula (LDN1613) and the Christmas Tree cluster (NGC2264) The cone is fairly obvious at the top and pointing down, the shape of a Christmas Tree is made by the bright stars in the middle of the image.) At the top about a third of the way in from the left - looks a bit like a comet - is Hubble's Variable Nebula (NGC2261) The whole area is awash with clouds of Hydrogen. Imaged in LRGB with 3 hours of 600 second subs binned 1x1 and an hour each of RG & B in 120 second subs binned 2x2. All captured on 4th/5th March. Processed entirely in Pixinsight.

 

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Edited by Skipper Billy
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