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NGC 2174 Monkey Head Nebula/Sh2-247, 



    
        

            Carl Weber
NGC 2174 Monkey Head Nebula/Sh2-247
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NGC 2174 Monkey Head Nebula/Sh2-247

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics GT71 Triplet Apo William Optics GT71

Imaging cameras: ZWO Optical ASI 1600-MM PRO COOLED

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX+

Software: Topaz Labs Topaz DeNoise 2.0.0  ·  Software Bisque SkyX Pro  ·  Photoshop CC 2020  ·  PixInsight

Accessory: Spike-a Flat XL EL panel  ·  MoonLite Moonlight Focuser w/High Res Stepper Motor


Dates:Oct. 3, 2019

Frames: 268x300"

Integration: 22.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.85%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3055434

RA center: 6h 9' 44"

DEC center: +20° 34' 33"

Pixel scale: 2.295 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 260.018 degrees

Field radius: 0.835 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1785

Locations: SkyStar Observatory, Ramona, CA, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

SHO image. Sh2-247 is the gas blob at the lower left of the frame.

94 x 300 sec SII
87 x 300 sec OIII
97 x 300 sec Ha

50 each darks, flats, bias

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Description: Been working on my processing techniques. Used Starnet to work on the nebula. Added Ha as a luminance layer.

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Description: Reprocessed this image. It is now a HaSHO mix

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NGC 2174 Monkey Head Nebula/Sh2-247, 



    
        

            Carl Weber