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Contains:  NGC 2175, NGC 2174, The star 68Ori
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Monkey Head Nebula NGC2174, 





    
        

            Prabhakar
Monkey Head Nebula NGC2174

Monkey Head Nebula NGC2174

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Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ85

Imaging camera:QSI683wsg

Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ85

Software:Startools 1.3.5

Filter:Astrodon 5nm Halpha

Accessory:USB FOCUS USB_focus

Resolution: 1138x1474

Dates:Feb. 19, 2016

Frames: 25x600"

Integration: 4.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 11.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 89.36%

Astrometry.net job: 983750

RA center: 92.458 degrees

DEC center: 20.541 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.948 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -7.316 degrees

Field radius: 1.280 degrees

Locations: Everglades, South Florida, United States

Description

NGC 2174 (also known as Monkey Head Nebula) is an H II emission nebula located in the constellation Orion and is associated with the open star cluster NGC 2175. It is thought to be located about 6,400 light-years away from Earth. The nebula may have formed through hierarchical collapse.

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Monkey Head Nebula NGC2174, 





    
        

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