Cone Nebula NGC 2264

Western Veil Nebula

The above image is a two frame mosaic featuring a small portion of the nebula complex IC1396 located in Cepheus. The image is a combination of red, blue, green and hydrogen alpha filtered images.


Telescope: Astro-Physics 160mm EDF f7.5 Designation: NGC 2264 Cone Nebula
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Constellation: Monoceros
Camera: SBIG ST10XME with Astrodon Filters Distance: Approx 2400 Light Years
Guiding: Self Guided Type: Emission Nebula
Exposure: 400 minutes, 20 minute subs 6nm ha filter Position: R.A. 06 hr 41 min , Dec +090 53'
Processed using CCDStack, PhotoShop CS2 Date: 20 & 23 February 2007
Acquisition: CCDSoft/The Sky 6 Location: Tolomato River Observatory