HST/ACS Visible-Light Image of the Cone Nebula With Outline of the NICMOS Infrared-Light Image
Cone Nebula, NGC 2264
About 2,500 light-years (770 parsecs)
The image is roughly 3.1 arcminutes (2.25 light-years or 0.7 parsecs) across.
Principal Astronomers: NASA and the ACS Science Team (H. Ford, G. Illingworth, M. Clampin, G. Hartig, T. Allen, K. Anderson, F. Bartko, N. Benitez, J. Blakeslee, R. Bouwens, T. Broadhurst, R. Brown, C. Burrows, . Campbell, E. Cheng, N. Cross, P. Feldman, M. Franx, D. Golimowski, C. Gronwall, R. Kimble, J. Krist, M. Lesser, D. Magee, A. Martel, W. J. McCann, G. Meurer, G. Miley, M. Postman, P. Rosati, M. Sirianni, W. Sparks, P. Sullivan, H. Tran, Z. Tsvetanov, R. White, and R. Woodruff)
F435W (B), F658N (H-alpha), F814W (I)