Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 2174  ·  NGC 2175  ·  The star 68Ori
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Monkey Head Nebula, NGC2175, 


            Christiaan Berger
Monkey Head Nebula, NGC2175
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Monkey Head Nebula, NGC2175

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Quattro 8" CF

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60DAW

Mounts: iOptron iEQ45

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Finder/Guider 9x50

Guiding cameras: QHY5V-IIc QHY5V mono

Focal reducers: Skywatcher F/4 coma corrector GPU

Software: Luc Coiffier's DeekSkyStacker  ·  Astro Photography tool  ·  Adobe Photoship CC  ·  Stark Labs PHD2 v2.4.1

Filters: Astronomik CLS Clip Filter

Accessory: Unknown dewheater

Dates:Feb. 16, 2016

Frames:Astronomik CLS Clip Filter: 6x150" ISO1600 12C

Integration: 0.2 hours

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~65

Bias: ~150

Avg. Moon age: 8.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 62.98%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 2.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 992935

RA center: 6h 9' 42"

DEC center: +20° 27' 32"

Pixel scale: 1.106 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -99.805 degrees

Field radius: 0.959 degrees

Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Home, Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands


Shoot 6 images of 150s @ ISO 1600 before the object moved behind my house..



Christiaan Berger
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Monkey Head Nebula, NGC2175, 


            Christiaan Berger