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Contains:  IC2159, NGC 2174, NGC 2175, NGC2174, NGC2175, Sh2-252
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NGC 2174 - Monkey Head Nebula (SHO)

Technical card

Dates:Feb. 7, 2018

Astronomik H-Alpha 6nm CCD: 10x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII 6nm CCD: 8x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik SII 6nm CCD: 8x900" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.5 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 21.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 51.77% job: 1925111

RA center: 6h 9' 40"

DEC center: +20° 32' 19"

Pixel scale: 1.390 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 156.379 degrees

Field radius: 0.720 degrees

Resolution: 2372x2877

Locations: Home, Bergisches Land, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Narrowband images (Ha, OIII, SII) arranged with standard Hubble palette.



Frank Breslawski
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 2174 - Monkey Head Nebula (SHO), 


            Frank Breslawski

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Narrowband imaging