Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  11.25  ·  13.68  ·  150 Nuwa  ·  52 Europa  ·  68 Ori  ·  B227  ·  IC2159  ·  Monkey Head Nebula  ·  NGC 2174  ·  NGC 2175  ·  NGC2174  ·  NGC2175  ·  Sh2-247  ·  Sh2-252  ·  The star 68Ori
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NGC 2174

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NGC 2174

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Redcat 51

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI533MC Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 30mm f/4 Mini Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120 Mini Mono

Software: Pixinsight  ·  GIMP 2.10.22

Filters: Optolong L-eXtreme 2"

Accessory: ZWO EAF Electronic Auto Focuser  ·  ZWO ASI Air Pro


Dates:March 1, 2021March 2, 2021March 5, 2021

Frames:Optolong L-eXtreme 2": 19x600" (3h 10') (gain: 101.00) -10C

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


Astrometry.net job: 4285999

RA center: 6h 9' 32"

DEC center: +20° 44' 3"

Pixel scale: 1.570 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -177.304 degrees

Field radius: 1.732 degrees


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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