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NGC2174 Monkey Nebula

NGC2174 Monkey Nebula
NGC2174 Monkey Nebula
NGC 2174 is an H II emission nebula located in the constellation Orion and is associated with the open star cluster NGC 2175. It is thought to be located about 6400 light-years away from earth. The nebula may have formed through hierarchical collapse

Photo Details

  Telescope: FSQ106EDX (530 mm) Takahashi

  Camera: Sbig ST-2000XM, Filter wheel, Baader 1.25" HaLRGB filters

  Mount: NJP Takahashi

  Guiding: Self-guided

  Exposure: Ha 4.5h RGB 2h

  When: January 2010

  Other information: good transparency, good seeing

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