Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  11.25  ·  13.68  ·  150 Nuwa  ·  52 Europa  ·  68 Ori  ·  B227  ·  IC 2159  ·  Monkey Head Nebula  ·  NGC 2174  ·  NGC 2175  ·  Sh2-247  ·  Sh2-252  ·  The star 68Ori
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NGC 2174

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NGC 2174

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
William Optics Redcat 51
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI533MC Pro
Filters
Optolong L-eXtreme 2"
Accessories
ZWO ASIair Pro · ZWO EAF
Software
GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) · Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
ZWO Mini Guider Scope
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 1, 2021 ·  March 2, 2021 ·  March 5, 2021
Frames:
Optolong L-eXtreme 2": 19x600" (3h 10') (gain: 101.00) -10°C
Integration:
3h 10'
Darks:
10
Flats:
10
Bias:
10
Avg. Moon age:
18.97 days
Avg. Moon phase:
79.05%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
3.00

RA center: 06h09m32s.40

DEC center: +20°4403.3

Pixel scale: 1.570 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -177.304 degrees

Field radius: 1.732 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 5616x5616

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 2174 (also known as 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 thought to be located about 6,400 light-years away from Earth. The nebula may have formed through hierarchical collapse.

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NGC 2174, 



    
        

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