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Contains:  NGC 2175, NGC 2174
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NGC 2174, the Monkey Head nebula, 





    
        

            Steve Coates
NGC 2174, the Monkey Head nebula

NGC 2174, the Monkey Head nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 3738x2990

Dates:Nov. 27, 2014Nov. 30, 2014Dec. 12, 2014Dec. 13, 2014

Frames:
AstroDon 5nm Ha: 6x1800" bin 1x1
Astrodon E-series LRGB: 18x240" bin 2x2
AstroDon O3 5nm: 6x1800" bin 2x2
AstroDon Tru-Balance S-II 5nm: 6x1800" bin 2x2

Integration: 10.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.85 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.78%

Astrometry.net job: 599917

RA center: 92.463 degrees

DEC center: 20.543 degrees

Orientation: 0.232 degrees

Field radius: 0.557 degrees

Locations: Home, Ocala, Florida, United States

Description

NGC 2174, the Monkey Head nebula

NGC 2174, the Monkey Head nebula
NGC 2174, or the Monkey Head nebula, is an emission nebula in the constellation Orion located around 6,400 light years from Earth.
Ha 30 min subs x 6 (unbinned)
OIII 30 minute subs x6 (binned 2x2)
SII 30 minute subs x6 (binned 2x2)
Red, Green and Blue 4 minute subs x6 (binned 2x2) for star color
Imaging telescope: Explore Scientific 127mm CF APO refractor
Imaging camera: QSI 683 wsg-8 cooled CCD camera
Losmandy G11 with Gemini 2 German equatorial mount

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NGC 2174, the Monkey Head nebula, 





    
        

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