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Contains:  NGC 2175, NGC 2174
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Monkey head nebula (NGC 2174) from Orion

Technical card

Resolution: 2048x1366

Dates:Dec. 24, 2017

Astronomik IR/UV cut filter Astronomik: 15x150" ISO1600
Hutech IDAS LPS D1 EOS-clip: 110x300" ISO800

Integration: 9.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.46% job: 1921846

RA center: 6h 9' 45"

DEC center: +20° 37' 1"

Pixel scale: 2.523 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.550 degrees

Field radius: 0.863

Locations: Home observatory, Kaposvár, Hungary; Zselic Observatory, Zselickisfalud, Hungary


This is my brand new astrophoto from 2017 christmas. I gathered only 10 hour data, from this object due to very bad weather conditions.



Rafael Schmall
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Monkey head nebula (NGC 2174) from Orion, 


            Rafael Schmall