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Monkey Head Nebula
Type Emission Nebula
Constellation Orion
Distance 6,400 ly
More Info
Date 08 Jan 2011 (Winter)
Place Little Blair Valley, Anza-Borrego Desert, CA
Exposure Data SII:Ha:OIII 45:120:45 mins @ -20C
SII 3x15 (bin 2x2), Ha 8x15 (bin 1x1), OIII 3x15 (bin 2x2) as RGB
Notes Ha also used as the Luminance layer
Optics Takahashi FSQ-106N Refractor
Focal Length 530mm @f/5
Mount Astro-Physics 900GTO
Camera SBIG ST-10XME
Focuser Robo-Focus
Filters CFW10A, Astrodon 6nm SII, 3nm Ha, 6nm OIII
Software Maxim DL, CCDStack, Photoshop

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