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Monkey Head Nebula
NGC2174
Object
Type Emission Nebula
Constellation Orion
Distance 6,400 ly
More Info
Image
Date 07 Jan 2006 (Winter)
Place Carlsbad, CA
Exposure Data SII:Ha:OIII 75:135:75 mins @ -20C
SII 5x15 (bin 2x2), Ha 9x15 (bin 1x1), OIII 5x15 (bin 2x2) as RGB
Notes Multi-night image collection
Ha also used as the Luminance layer
Equipment
Optics Takahashi FSQ-106N Refractor
Focal Length 530mm @f/5
Mount Celestron CGE
Camera SBIG ST-2000XM
Focuser Robo-Focus
Filters CFW10A, Astrodon 6nm SII, Ha, OIII
Software Maxim DL, RegiStar, Photoshop

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