Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2174  ·  NGC 2175
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NGC 2174, Monkey Head Nebula in Orion, 



    
        

            Steve Cooper
NGC 2174, Monkey Head Nebula in Orion
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NGC 2174, Monkey Head Nebula in Orion

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NGC 2174, Monkey Head Nebula in Orion, 



    
        

            Steve Cooper
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NGC 2174, Monkey Head Nebula in Orion

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: VIXEN R200SS

Imaging cameras: QSI 583 WSG 5

Mounts: AP900GTO

Guiding cameras: Loadestar

Filters: Ha 3nm


Frames: 12x1200" (4h)

Integration: 4h


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1023392

RA center: 06h09m50s.6

DEC center: +20°3119

Pixel scale: 2.761 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 176.367 degrees

Field radius: 0.798 degrees


Resolution: 1663x1252

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

NGC 2174, Monkey Head Nebula in Orion

QSI 583wsg Camera and Vixen 8" f/4 Newtonian

telescope with MPCC. Astrodon 5nm Ha filter.

AP 900 mount. SX Loadstar autoguiding camera.

12 X 20 min subs binned 1X1. Sensor temp @ -20 deg. Frames acquired with MaxIm DL 5, calibrated and combined in CCD Stack2. Final processing in ImagesPlus 4.0.

Stardust Ranch, Okeechobee FL

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NGC 2174, Monkey Head Nebula in Orion, 



    
        

            Steve Cooper