Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Monkey Head Nebula  ·  NGC 2174  ·  NGC 2175  ·  The star 68Ori
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Monkey Head Nebula--NGC 2174, 



    
        

            Alan Rockowitz
Monkey Head Nebula--NGC 2174
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Monkey Head Nebula--NGC 2174

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Monkey Head Nebula--NGC 2174, 



    
        

            Alan Rockowitz
Monkey Head Nebula--NGC 2174
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Monkey Head Nebula--NGC 2174

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C9.25 SCT

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 2600 MC Pro

Mounts: Celestron CGX-L

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Loadestar 2

Focal reducers: Starizona HyperStar v3

Software: Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy  ·  Pleiades pixinsight 1.86  ·  Open PHD Guiding PHD 2.6

Filters: Optolong L-eXtreme 2"


Dates:Jan. 2, 2021

Frames: 120x30" (1h)

Integration: 1h

Avg. Moon age: 18.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 88.13%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4131017

RA center: 06h09m37s

DEC center: +20°2855

Pixel scale: 1.437 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 192.035 degrees

Field radius: 1.500 degrees


Resolution: 6248x4176

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is NGC 2174--the Monkey Head Nebula

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Monkey Head Nebula--NGC 2174, 



    
        

            Alan Rockowitz