IC 2169 and the Christmas Tree Cluster
IC 2169 on the left is a complex of dark nebulae and a large reflection nebula in the constellation of Monoceros. It is approximately 2500 light years away from us.
On the right you can see the so called Christmas Tree cluster NGC 2264, surrounded by red hydrogen nebulosity. At the tip of the “tree” you can see the small Cone Nebula.
The image was exposed for a total of 9 hours with Chroma LRGB filters, a ZWO ASI2600MM camera, Sky-Watcher Esprit 100ED refractor telescope and an APM Riccardi 0.75x focal reducer.