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This dense patch of stars and nebulae hosts a variety of targets. Starting at the bottom is the Cone Nebula. The top of the cone touches the inserted peak of the Christmas Tree Cluster. Past the faintly visible Snowflake Nebula is the bluish Fox Fur Nebula.
Telescope:   Stellina
Length:   400mm
Aperture:   80mm
F-stop:   f/5.0
Sessions:   3
Captured:   2021-03-17 to 2021-11-01
Lights:   522
Exposure:   10
Total exposure:   1 h
Ra:   6h 40m 59.5s
Dec:   +9° 38' 40.526
Size:   34.638 x 53.587 arcmin
Radius:   0.532 deg
Scale:   0.412 arcsec/pixel