Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Monkey Head Nebula  ·  NGC 2174  ·  NGC 2175
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NGC 2175 - The Monkey's Head nebula - Narrowband imaging, 



    
        

            Fran D.
NGC 2175 - The Monkey's Head nebula - Narrowband imaging
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NGC 2175 - The Monkey's Head nebula - Narrowband imaging

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NGC 2175 - The Monkey's Head nebula - Narrowband imaging, 



    
        

            Fran D.
NGC 2175 - The Monkey's Head nebula - Narrowband imaging
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NGC 2175 - The Monkey's Head nebula - Narrowband imaging

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit 100 ED f/5.5 APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MM Pro Cooled

Mounts: iOptron CEM40

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher EvoGuide 50ED Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MM Guide Camera

Software: Pixinsight  ·  PhD2  ·  Nighttime Imaging 'n' Astronomy

Filters: Astronomik Deep-Sky Green Filter  ·  Astronomik S2  ·  Astronomik HA

Accessory: ZWO EFW 1.25 8 Position  ·  Pegasus Astro Pocket Powerbox Advance  ·  Pegasus Astro Falcon Rotator  ·  Pegasus Astro Focus Cube2


Dates:Feb. 20, 2021

Frames:
Astronomik Deep-Sky Blue Filter: 60x60"
Astronomik Deep-Sky Green Filter: 60x60"
Astronomik Deep-Sky Red Filter: 60x60"
Astronomik HA: 62x360"
Astronomik O3: 59x360"
Astronomik S2: 59x360"

Integration: 21.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.80%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4248778

RA center: 6h 9' 54"

DEC center: +20° 34' 40"

Pixel scale: 1.722 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.911 degrees

Field radius: 1.137 degrees


Resolution: 3882x2746

Locations: Home - On the driveway, Rogers, Arkansas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Narrowband image with RGB stars. I tried several color palettes and ended up using an SHO version.

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NGC 2175 - The Monkey's Head nebula - Narrowband imaging, 



    
        

            Fran D.