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    Cool Christmas Tree Cluster - Open Cluster



    Christmas Tree Open Cluster NGC 2264 in Monoceros



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    jeebus admin. . . you should know this by now. . . .

    exposure time!
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    DETAILS MY MAN DETAILS!!!


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    lol sorry i got lazy coming up
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    ok added the details! cheers
    Looked quite similar in my eyepiece, first time i saw it was happy to see it as it really looked like a Christmas tree

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    I cant see a Christmas tree!!
    Why Cant I see the Christmas tree Gus
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dublin sky watch View Post
    I cant see a Christmas tree!!
    Why Cant I see the Christmas tree Gus
    lol, its a connect the dots problem! I have actually seen this cluster and it does take some imagination.
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    I cant see a Christmas tree!!
    Why Cant I see the Christmas tree Gus
    Phew! Glad it's not just me Dublin sky watch (Sorry Gus, I just can't see it!)
    There's also a picture of the Christmas Tree Cluster in Jan Sky at Night magazine and I can't see it there either!


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    Default ok christmas tree here we go

    ok christmas tree here we go

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    Beautiful shot Gus!

    You capture the redness of the decorations and all!
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