Contains: NGC 2175, NGC 2174, The star 68Ori
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Monkey Head Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 3618x4302

Dates: Feb. 8, 2018

Frames: Hutech IDAS 2" LPS-D1: 170x60" ISO1600

Integration: 2.8 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 22.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.07%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00 job: 1921848

RA center: 92.446 degrees

DEC center: 20.502 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.635 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 190.292 degrees

Field radius: 1.277 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Dacula, GA, United States


Not too bad for under 3 hours, it's just my stars. They are all messed up. I'm sure the main reason is not having an autoguider yet and I think I lost focus toward the end without knowing it. Might add Ha later, but it's gonna be cloudy here for a good while so this'll have to do for now.




Sky plot

Sky plot


Monkey Head Nebula,