Christmas Tree Cluster & Cone Nebula

Christmas Tree Cluster & Cone Nebula photographed in March 2020
Christmas Tree Cluster & Cone Nebula photographed in March 2020

Christmas Tree Cluster & Cone Nebula

My friend @erich.photos suggested the Christmas Tree & Cone Nebula complex… which unfortunately is only visible for 30 minutes before the trees take it away at this time of year. Pretty happy with just a half hour though!

Capture Details

Frames: 9×180″
Integration: 0.5 hours
Avg. Moon age: 26.94 days
Avg. Moon phase: 7.43%

RA center: 6h 41′ 4″
DEC center: +9° 41′ 13″
Pixel scale: 0.718 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: 30.368 degrees
Field radius: 0.405 degrees

Full capture details:
https://www.astrobin.com/bq1bl4/

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