NGC 2170 in Monoceros
NGC 2170 is a reflection nebula some 2,400 light years distant in the constellation of Monoceros. It was first observed by William Herschel on 16 October 1784. In addition to the NGC 2170, this image also contains a mix of other reflection, emission and dark nebulae.
Data for this image were collected 8 February and 11 March 2019 from an imaging rig in Spain that is privately-owned and remotely operated by Barry Wilson and me.
Capture details are as follows:
Camera: QSI 690
Mount: 10 Micron GM2000HPS
Ha: 36 x 1200s
Lum: 24 x 600s
Red: 18 x 600s
Green: 18 x 600s
Blue: 18 x 600s
A total of 25 hours exposure.
Data: Steve Milne & Barry Wilson
Processing: Steve Milne
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