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Contains:  NGC 2175, NGC 2174
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Monkey Head Nebula (NGC 2174), 


            WJM Observatory
Monkey Head Nebula (NGC 2174)

Monkey Head Nebula (NGC 2174)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:VC200L

Imaging camera:Canon Rebel T5i

Mount:Losmandy GM100

Guiding telescope or lens:VC200L

Guiding camera:SBIG STi-mono

Focal reducer:Vixen F/6.4 VC200L Reducer

Software:Open Source PHD2 GuidingPixInsightO'Telescope BackyardEOS

Resolution: 1024x683

Dates:Oct. 25, 2014

Frames: 28x600"

Integration: 4.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.70% job: 405179

RA center: 92.401 degrees

DEC center: 20.529 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.548 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.926 degrees

Field radius: 0.607 degrees

Locations: William J. Maloney Observatory, Pontotoc, Texas, United States


Had to give this guy justice over my weak attempt last year at him:

Pretty happy with the overall improvement.



WJM Observatory
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Monkey Head Nebula (NGC 2174), 


            WJM Observatory

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