NGC 2264 the Cone and Fox Fur nebula is a diffuse, dark and emission nebula ~2,700 light years from Earth, located in the constellation Monoceros.
Imaged January 14 and January 16, 2013 from Ocala, Florida.
RGB data: 6 minute exposure (each channel) stacked in DSS for a total of 3 hours
Ha data: 15minute exposure stacked in DSS for a total of 4 hours.Click here for Ha image.Click here to view retired image.
Orion 80mm EON
Orion 50mm guide scope with SSAG
Losmandy G-11 with Gemini II
7nm Baader Ha filter