Cone and Christmas Tree

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    The Cone Nebula (the dark conical structure toward the bottom of the image) and the so-called Christmas Tree Cluster. This image was taken from astronomical plates made available to the public through the Digitized Sky Survey.

    Eddi van W., dezinezync, nhanhauzinha, and 4 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Christopher Stumm 111 months ago | reply

      Hi jimkster, we liked the pictures you already contributed and were hoping you could continue to contribute to the astrometry group. Please consider submitting this photo. Thanks!

    2. Christopher Stumm 106 months ago | reply

      Hello, this is the blind astrometry solver. Your results are:
      (RA, Dec) center:(100.25, 9.6056) degrees

      (RA, Dec) center (H:M:S, D:M:S):(06:41:0.000, +9:36:20.160)
      Orientation:-179.90 deg E of N

      Pixel scale:1.01 arcsec/pixel

      Parity:Reverse ("Left-handed")
      Field size :59.73 x 59.85 arcminutes

      Your field contains:
      NGC 2264 / Christmas Tree cluster / Cone nebula
      The star 15Mon

      If you would like to have other images solved, please submit them to the astrometry group.

    3. Eddi van W. 94 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Creative Commons- Free Pictures, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    4. Temari 09 91 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for the NASA Remix Project. I'd like to invite you to join our Remix Challenge 01 Check it out!

    5. certified su 89 months ago | reply

      ~ thanks for sharing your beautiful picture ~
      Creative Commons - Free Pictures
      I used it in a photo manipulation for a photoshop challenge group here on flickr.
      The Eleusinian Mysteries

    6. ad701cc 40 months ago | reply

      Hello, can I get your email address? or you could tell me your email address via email.
      I'd like to talk to you about using image from you.
      Please mail me as soon as possible.

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