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Jeremy Likness
Monroe, WA, USA
02:00 am

Equipment Details:

Celestron EdgeHD 9.25 SCT
ZWO ASI294MC Pro cooled astrophotography camera

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Image Details:

NGC2174 is a nebula energized by the radioactive winds blowing from young, active stars in the nearby cluster NGC2175. In some images it does look like a monkey head, but this close up is more a study of the rich texture and details that make up this complex structure.

32 x 300 second narrowband (L-eXtreme)
16 x 180 second RGB (L-Pro)