Object Constellation Right Ascension Declination
Sh2-273, NGC2264 Monoceros 6:41 9.9
Scope Focal Length FOV Camera
Takahashi Epsilon 130 435mm 95'x71' SBIG ST-2000XM
Date Start Exposure Location
12/26/2003 20:30 Ha:300 minutes Temecula, CA
William Herschel discovered the Cone nebula in 1785. The entire nebula is designated Sh2-273, the open cluster is NGC2264.
Fifteen 20 minute exposures. Filter: Custom Scientific 4.5nm H-alpha.
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