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Contains:  NGC 2174, NGC 2175
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Monkey head nebula - NGC2175, 



    
        

            PiPais
Monkey head nebula - NGC2175
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Monkey head nebula - NGC2175

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 200/1000 Newton Mirrosphere primary

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY 163M

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Homemade OAG

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MM mini

Focal reducers: Skywatcher GPU F/4-5 coma corrector

Software: Alcor System PRISM v10  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Filters: Optolong O-III 6.5nm 36mm  ·  Optolong H-Alpha 7nm 36mm  ·  Optolong SII 6.5nm 36mm  ·  Optolong B 36mm LUX-Series  ·  Optolong G 36mm LUX-Series  ·  Optolong R 36mm LUX-Series  ·  Optolong L 36mm LUX-Series

Accessory: QHYCCD QHY CCD Filter Wheel 7 x 36mm  ·  Homemade Ascom controlled Focuser  ·  Homemade Rotator


Dates:Dec. 5, 2019

Frames: 22x600"

Integration: 3.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 61.32%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3159154

RA center: 6h 9' 47"

DEC center: +20° 33' 18"

Pixel scale: 0.782 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.557 degrees

Field radius: 0.634 degrees


Resolution: 4656x3522

Locations: St Genès, Saint Genès Champespe, 63, France

Data source: Backyard

Description

After moon set, I could get less than 4 hours to catch the Monkey !
SHO : 6 x 600s each
LRGB : 20 x 30s each (for stars)
I hope to find time during the new moon period (around Christmas...) to acquire more shots, specially for O and S channels

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PiPais
PiPais
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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Revisions

  • Monkey head nebula - NGC2175, 



    
        

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    Original
  • Monkey head nebula - NGC2175, 



    
        

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    B
  • Final
    Monkey head nebula - NGC2175, 



    
        

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    C

B

Description: After a second look, I found the colors too much saturated, so, I have mitigated them.

C

Description: Fortunatly, I could get more SII and OIII (2 times) last nights, so I have reprocessed all. The result is as expected for me !

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Monkey head nebula - NGC2175, 



    
        

            PiPais