Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2174  ·  NGC 2175
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Monkey Head Nebula (Hubble Palette), 



    
        

            Charles Ward
Monkey Head Nebula (Hubble Palette)
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Monkey Head Nebula (Hubble Palette)

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Monkey Head Nebula (Hubble Palette), 



    
        

            Charles Ward
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Monkey Head Nebula (Hubble Palette)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 wsg-8

Guiding cameras: QSI 683 wsg-8

Focal reducers: MPCC

Software: PixInsight  ·  Deepsky Stacker

Filters: Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2


Dates:March 7, 2014March 8, 2014

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm Ha: 8x600" (1h 20') bin 2x2
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 8x600" (1h 20') bin 2x2
Astrodon 3nm SII: 8x600" (1h 20') bin 2x2
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 4x240" (16') bin 2x2
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 4x240" (16') bin 2x2
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 4x240" (16') bin 2x2

Integration: 4h 48'

Avg. Moon age: 6.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.50%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 197377

RA center: 06h09m45s.4

DEC center: +20°3032

Pixel scale: 2.760 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -166.840 degrees

Field radius: 0.766 degrees


Resolution: 1608x1184

Description

Updated -- Revision C: Same stacks of data as I took in March, but revised now that I now what the heck I am doing in terms of Hubble Palette processing. Soooo much better.

Last version of the Monkey Head. Tricolor narrowband in Hubble Palette, combined with RGB data for stars.

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Revisions

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Monkey Head Nebula (Hubble Palette), 



    
        

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