Taken 30-Apr-14
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Christmas Tree - Conus nebula - Hubble nebula

This is the region around the Christmas Tree star cluster, the Fox Flur nebula and Conus nebula. Note, the the Hubble nebula at upper right side of the image.
Links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_2264 , http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap020701.html , http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fox_Fur_Nebula , http://burro.astr.cwru.edu/stu/advanced/archive_hst_1999.html , http://www.redorbit.com/education/reference_library/space_1/stellar_bodies/2574376/hubbles_variable_nebula/
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NJP, Lodestar on FS60C, NP127is (f/5.2), 3x1200s, QHY8L OSC camera

Categories & Keywords
Category:Scenic
Subcategory:Night Sky
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Christmas Tree star cluster, Conus nebula, Fox Flur nebula, Hubble reflection nebula

Christmas Tree - Conus nebula - Hubble nebula