Sh2-252 aka The Monkey's Head Nebula 

Sh2-252 aka The Monkey's Head HaRGB

Sh2-252 in H-Alpha alone:

Sh2-252 in H-Alpha


Sh2-252 aka LBN 854 aka NGC2174 aka The Monkey's Head Nebula.


Scope: Planewave 12.5" CDK
Camera: Apogee U16M w Astrondon Gen II RGB and 5nm H-Alpha
Mount: Paramount ME (MKS5000 upgrade)
Guided w ST-402 and Astrodon MMOAG
Acquired using CCD-Commander and TheSkyX
33x20min H-Alpha, 26x10 min each R and B, 18x10min G
All reduction and processing in PixInsight with final clean-up in PS CC 2018

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Lucknow, Ontario
March 2018