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Contains:  IC 444, IC 443, IC 2162, NGC 2175, NGC 2174, The star μGem, The star 71Ori, The star Propus (ηGem), The star 68Ori, The star 3Gem, Part of the constellation Gemini (Gem)
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Monkey Head Nebula (NGC2174) and Gemini A (IC443), 


Monkey Head Nebula (NGC2174) and Gemini A (IC443)

Monkey Head Nebula (NGC2174) and Gemini A (IC443)

Technical card

Resolution: 5388x3568

Dates:March 11, 2019

Frames:Optolong Clip-in UHC: 52x120" ISO1600

Integration: 1.7 hours

Darks: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 4.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.99%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 2628254

RA center: 6h 15' 53"

DEC center: +20° 56' 2"

Pixel scale: 4.215 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.960 degrees

Field radius: 3.783

Locations: AstroBrome, La Jarrie Audouin, Charente Maritime, France

Data source: Backyard


Captured with a DSLR equipped with a Canon zoom lens (100-400mm) at 200mm / f5.0



License: None (All rights reserved)

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Monkey Head Nebula (NGC2174) and Gemini A (IC443),