Merry Christmas!

Nothing says Merry Christmas like the Christmas Tree Nebula (NGC 2264) with the Cone Nebula, Snow Flake Cluster, and Fox Fur Nebula in the constellation of Monoceros. Have a wonderful day and clear skies everyone!

Gear: AA Hypercam 26C, SW Evostar 72ED, HEM27 mount, Optolong L-Ultimate; SVbony 120mm guidescope + ZWO 120mc

Exif: 46 x 5-min subs; Gain 200, Offset 3, TEC @ 10 degrees; 20 darks, 20 flats, 20 dark flats

SharpCap, PHD2; AstroPixelProcessor, PixInsight; Photoshop


  1. A very lovely shot! Lots of interesting stuff to look at here! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas and here’s wishing us all a Happy New Year with plenty of clear skies!

    1. Thank you my friend. Christmas Day was nice and relaxing…wished I had some clear skies 🙈. Today is even worse 🙄. Still hoping for the best. I am chasing IC 2118 😊

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