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The Cone Nebula lies in the southern part of NGC 2264, the Christmas Tree cluster, with which is shares the NGC designation. This is a rich region with much nebulosity and many interesting objects. The Christmas Tree cluster has at its base the variable star S Mon (also known as 15 Mon). If viewed with this northern portion at the bottom, the stars of this cluster form the outline of a Christmas Tree, topped by the 7th magnitude star HD 47887.

The Cone Nebula lies in the southern part of NGC 2264, the Christmas Tree cluster, with which is shares the NGC designation. This is a rich region with much nebulosity and many interesting objects. The Christmas Tree cluster has at its base the variable star S Mon (also known as 15 Mon). If viewed with this northern portion at the bottom, the stars of this cluster form the outline of a Christmas Tree, topped by the 7th magnitude star HD 47887.

Image about Piedras y minerales, by Sabbela - Science and nature - Imgset, category images

Image about Piedras y minerales, by Sabbela - Science and nature - Imgset, category images