Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Monkey Head Nebula  ·  NGC 2174  ·  NGC 2175
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NGC 2174 in Orion, Monkey's head nebula, 



    
        

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NGC 2174 in Orion, Monkey's head nebula
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NGC 2174 in Orion, Monkey's head nebula

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NGC 2174 in Orion, Monkey's head nebula, 



    
        

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NGC 2174 in Orion, Monkey's head nebula
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NGC 2174 in Orion, Monkey's head nebula

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Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 31, 2020
Frames:
160×600(26h 40′)
Integration:
26h 40′
Avg. Moon age:
5.97 days
Avg. Moon phase:
35.23%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3940814

RA center: 06h09m43s.2

DEC center: +20°3256

Pixel scale: 1.361 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 273.550 degrees

Field radius: 0.721 degrees

Resolution: 3076x2252

File size: 3.9 MB

Locations: Observatorio "Mar de la Frau", Cambrils, Spain

Data source: Backyard

Description

Quite bright nebula in Orion, with strong emission for the three filters I used, H-alpha, OIII and SII.I used SHO palette and didn't need to fine tune the colors, I liked it as it came out.

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NGC 2174 in Orion, Monkey's head nebula, 



    
        

            JNieto