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NGC2264 - Cone Nebula in Monoceros

NGC2264 - Cone Nebula in Monoceros

Cold molecular gas and dust form the cone shape in front of Ha-emitting nebula NGC2264. The bright star S Monocerotis on the top of the image radiates the energy to excite the nebula.

Telescope: ASA 10N-OK3 f3.6
Mount: ASA DDM 85
Camera: FLI ML8300
Filter-wheel: FLI CW 5-7
Filter: FLI Ha,R,G,B
Exposure: Ha:10x600sec, R:4x300sec, G:4x300sec, B:4x300sec
Programs: Maxim DL 5.0, CCDStack 2.65, PixInsight SE 1.7 full exif

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