Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2174  ·  NGC 2175  ·  The star 68Ori
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Monkey Head Nebula, NGC 2174, along with SH2-247, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia
Monkey Head Nebula, NGC 2174, along with SH2-247
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Monkey Head Nebula, NGC 2174, along with SH2-247

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Monkey Head Nebula, NGC 2174, along with SH2-247, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia
Monkey Head Nebula, NGC 2174, along with SH2-247
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Monkey Head Nebula, NGC 2174, along with SH2-247

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Aquila 90mm f/5.5 double-element refractor

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS T3

Mounts: Celestron AVX Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Agena Astro 50mm f/3.9 Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ASI224MC

Focal reducers: Televue 0.8x focal reducer / field flattener

Software: IDEIKI AstroPhotography Tool (APT)  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 4.2  ·  Digital Photo Professional  ·  PHD2 Guiding

Filters: Baader Planetarium 2" Moon and Skyglow Filter


Dates:March 19, 2017

Frames: 25x210" ISO1600

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.10 days

Avg. Moon phase: 61.04%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1822952

RA center: 6h 9' 45"

DEC center: +20° 55' 58"

Pixel scale: 2.671 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.580 degrees

Field radius: 1.522 degrees


Resolution: 3414x2276

Data source: Traveller

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Monkey Head Nebula, NGC 2174, along with SH2-247, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia