Gorgeous Photo of a Distant Nebula Took 81 Hours to Capture

Antoine and Dalia Grelin spent 81 hours capturing a photo of NGC 2264

A photo of NGC 2264, specifically the Christmas Tree Cluster and Cone Nebula

Their previous record of the 61 hours they spent on the Seagull and Thor Nubulae by a considerable margin

The Grelins say that they actually spent 114 total hours taking photos of NGC 2264

When viewed in full resolution, looks very clean even in close-up zooms