NGC2174 Monkey Head Nebula HA/OIII/OIII


Mark Griffith

Swindon, Wiltshire. UK

GSO 8″ Richey-Chretien Optical tube, Skywatcher NEQ6 pro mount,Atik 383L+ camera, motorised filter wheel and Astronomik filters.

Bright emission nebula in the constellation of Orion. Moon out tonight so more narrow band imaging.

Strong OIII component in the centre of the nebula.

Data collected over two nights 11th December & 3rd January. Break in the poor weather on the 3rd January so managed to collected two more hours of data.

HA/OIII/OIII image with 6 hours and 52 minutes of data. 29 x 7.5min Ha & 26 x 7.5min Oiii.