Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Monkey Head Nebula  ·  NGC 2174  ·  NGC 2175
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NGC 2174/2175 Monkey Head Nebula, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker
NGC 2174/2175 Monkey Head Nebula
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NGC 2174/2175 Monkey Head Nebula

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NGC 2174/2175 Monkey Head Nebula, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker
NGC 2174/2175 Monkey Head Nebula
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NGC 2174/2175 Monkey Head Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 200mm f/4 Newtonian astrograph

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ mono

Mounts: CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: KW Telescopes KWIQ Guider

Guiding cameras: QHY5

Software: Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon 5nm Oiii  ·  Astrodon 5nm Halpha

Accessory: TeleVue Paracorr Type 2


Dates:Feb. 28, 2021

Frames:
Astrodon 5nm Halpha: 8x600" (1h 20') bin 1x1
Astrodon 5nm Oiii: 8x900" (2h) bin 1x1

Integration: 3h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 16.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 98.22%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4265631

RA center: 06h09m52s.1

DEC center: +20°3007

Pixel scale: 1.204 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.452 degrees

Field radius: 0.623 degrees


Resolution: 2956x2268

Locations: Hall's Harbour Observatory (H2O), Hall's Harbour, NS, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

I managed to acquire about half of the Oiii before the Moon rose. The stars are monochrome because clouds prevented me from finishing the RGB series.

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NGC 2174/2175 Monkey Head Nebula, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker