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NGC 2264 The Cone and Fox Fur Nebula

February 19, 2010
The Cone and Fox Fur Nebula NGC 2264 This HaRGB image of the Fox Fur and Cone nebula was taken by Stef and I from the Golden Horseshoe area. Stef contributed a 2 panel Hydrogen Alpha mosaic: 30 subs x 15 mins each with the ST10XME and Tak FS102 @ f6. I contributed a 2 panel RGB mosaic: 65 subs x 5min on the Cone and 57 x 5min on the FOx Fur with the QHY-8 and AT8RC @f6.4. Total HaRGB exposure time was 17hrs 20min. Stefano Cancelli's Website

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NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day
RASC Calendar 2011