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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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 130 EDFGT

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 ws

Mounts: ASA DDM60Pro

Software: MaximDL  ·  Pixinsight

Filters: SII 5nm  ·  OIII 5nm  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 5nm


Dates:Jan. 31, 2020

Frames: 160x600" (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: 6h 9' 43"

DEC center: +20° 32' 56"

Pixel scale: 1.361 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 273.550 degrees

Field radius: 0.721 degrees


Resolution: 3076x2252

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