The Cone Nebula - NGC2264

 Astrophotography details:

Film Hypered Agfachrome RSX 100
Telescope/camera Meade LX-200 10"
F-ratio F/6.3 (Meade f/6.3 focal reducer)
Exposure time 2 hours
AutoGuider Meade Pictor 201-XT
Autoguider exposure time 2 seconds
guide star SAO 114265 & SAO 114266 (they are separated by only 4 arc-seconds so appear as one star to the autoguider in this configuration)
Date of Photo 2058 Hours local, 31 January 97 
Location A dark site 55 miles southwest of Tempe, Arizona
Additional image processing Color corrected very slightly (1.07*red, 1.05*blue) and brightness and contrast adjusted.
Posted  8 February 97

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