Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2174  ·  NGC 2175
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SH2-252, THe Monkey Head Nebula in SHO, 



    
        

            Frank Zoltowski
SH2-252, THe Monkey Head Nebula in SHO
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SH2-252, THe Monkey Head Nebula in SHO

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics AP155EDFS

Imaging cameras: QHY163M

Mounts: Losmandy Titan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics AP155EDFS

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II Mono

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics AP 0.75 Reducer

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight  ·  AstroPixel Processor  ·  Open PHD PHD 2

Filters: Astrodon 3nm OIII  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm  ·  Astrodon 5 nm SII

Accessory: QHYCCD OAG-M  ·  Starlight Instruments Focus Boss II with Posi Drive Motor  ·  MyFocuserPro2  ·  QHYCFW2-M 8x1.25 filter wheel


Frames:
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 61x240" (gain: 118.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon 5 nm SII: 64x240" (gain: 118.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 64x240" (gain: 118.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 12.6 hours


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1877427

RA center: 6h 9' 42"

DEC center: +20° 35' 42"

Pixel scale: 0.899 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.024 degrees

Field radius: 0.684 degrees


Resolution: 4362x3318

Locations: Tebbutt Observatory, Edgewood, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Monkey Head Nebula, SH2-252 in SHO.

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SH2-252, THe Monkey Head Nebula in SHO, 



    
        

            Frank Zoltowski