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Contains:  NGC 2175, NGC 2174
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Monkey Head Nebula with DSLR

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Lacerta Newtonian without name 10"

Imaging camera:NIKON D810a

Mount:Skywatcher EQ8 Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Skywatcher finderscope 9x50

Guiding camera:Lacerta MGEN 3 Camera

Focal reducer:Pal Gyulai GPU Koma Korrector

Software:PixInsight 1.8

Accessory:Lacerta MGEN 3 autoguider

Resolution: 2500x1667

Dates:Jan. 3, 2020

Frames: 25x300"

Integration: 2.1 hours

Darks: ~36

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~80

Avg. Moon age: 7.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 52.87%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: -2.00 job: 3163993

RA center: 6h 9' 39"

DEC center: +20° 34' 15"

Pixel scale: 2.141 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 182.846 degrees

Field radius: 0.894

Locations: My lovely garden, J-City, Burgenland, Austria

Data source: Backyard


For better view on the "Monkey Head" I rotated the image 180°, so South is up.



Michael S.
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Monkey Head Nebula with DSLR, 


            Michael S.