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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2264 - Inst: 200mm Newtonian F5



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Observation Poster: Kim Gowney <kapeji@sniffout.com>
Observer: Kim Gowney
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 7 April 2002 
Location of site: Sutton, West Wales (Lat 51 48 N, Elev 05 03 W)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 8 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 5 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 200mm Newtonian F5
Magnification: 32X 100X  200X
Filter(s): OIII H-Beta
Object(s): NGC 2264
Category: Emission nebula.
Class: II 3 m:n
Constellation: Mon
Data: mag 3.9  size 20.0'
Position: RA 06:41  DEC +09:54
Description:
The cluster seems mainly composed of bright stars from mag 7 to mag 9, with one bright star dominating the group (S Mon), there was some nebulosity associated with this star, but nothing of the cone or the rest of the neb was visible even using OIII or H Beta filters.
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