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Contains:  NGC 2175, NGC 2174
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NGC-2174 (Monkey Head Nebula) NB+RGB, 





    
        

            Iñigo Gamarra
NGC-2174 (Monkey Head Nebula) NB+RGB

NGC-2174 (Monkey Head Nebula) NB+RGB

Technical card

Resolution: 2821x2253

Dates:Jan. 14, 2020Jan. 15, 2020Jan. 16, 2020Jan. 17, 2020

Frames:
Baader 36mm Ha 7nm: 49x600" -25C bin 1x1
Baader 36mm OIII 8.5nm: 30x600" -25C bin 1x1
Baader 36mm SII 8,5nm: 35x600" -25C bin 1x1
Baader LRGB: 120x60" bin 1x1

Integration: 21.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 66.96%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Astrometry.net job: 3187975

RA center: 6h 9' 51"

DEC center: +20° 34' 37"

Pixel scale: 1.045 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 280.741 degrees

Field radius: 0.524

Locations: Observatorio particular, La nucia, Alicante, Spain

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 2174 (also known as the Monkey Head Nebula) is an H II emission nebula located in the constellation Orion and is associated with the open star cluster NGC 2175. It is believed to be about 6,400 light years away from Earth . The nebula may have formed through hierarchical collapse.

SHO version of the monkey head nebula, although I had planned to repeat some shots (the guide did not work properly) and increase the time in OIII and SII the storms approach the Mediterranean and decided to pick up the equipment and wait for clear skies, this is the result and I hope you like it.
Greetings and clear skies for everyone.

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NGC-2174 (Monkey Head Nebula) NB+RGB, 





    
        

            Iñigo Gamarra