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NGC 2264 the Christmas Tree Cluster

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The Christmas Tree Cluster imaged from my home observatory in Valencia. NGC 2264 is located in the constellation Monoceros at about 2600 light years away from our home planet.


SX-46 with and SX Maxi wheel from Starlight Xpress Ltd . format array of 27 x 21.6 mm, 6uM square pixels. Newtonian telescope at at 1330mm. Chroma NB and RGBL Filters


Integration at F4 34 hours



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Taken on January 7, 2019