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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Cone Nebula · NGC 2264 Diffuse Nebula in Monoceros Constellation

Size: 20' Magnitude: 3.9 Also known as Sh 2-273
Credit: NASA, Holland Ford (JHU), the ACS Science Team and ESA
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6h 41m 00s
9º 53' 59''
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