|Distance from Earth||：||2600 Light years|
|Detail||：||The dark molecular cloud blocks the light from the stars behind it creating a silhouette that looks like a cone. Stars are found to form in dark molecular cloud like the cone nebula.
Constellation : Monoceros
Images from Science Instruments
NGC 2264 : Cone Nebula (Emission Nebula)
July 5, 2003
Last updated: February 25, 2021