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Contains:  NGC 2185, NGC 2182, The star γMon
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NGC2170 nebula complex in Monoceros

Technical card

Resolution: 2855x1892

Dates:Feb. 16, 2018

Frames: 434x60"

Integration: 7.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.38%

Astrometry.net job: 1951232

RA center: 92.409 degrees

DEC center: -6.154 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.865 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 5.982 degrees

Field radius: 1.839 degrees

Locations: Yucatan, Villas Ecotucan near Bacalar, Mexico

Description

This colorful but weak nebulae in Monoceros are part of the great molecular cloud that also harbor the great Orion nebula. Taken from Mexico at the roof of my favorite lodge in the primary forest at Bacalar, with Eos77d at Iso1600 and Canon 100-400L-II at 300mm open f/5 on Star Adventurer (with as Eos6d as counterweight).

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NGC2170 nebula complex in Monoceros, 





    
        

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