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NGC 2170 Region in Monoceros

About this object

NGC 2170 is the blue reflection nebula on the right side of this image below the bright blue star in the upper right. It sits within this much larger area of reflection and emission in the constellation Monoceros. The area contains copious amount of galactic dust and many other objects.
Image Details

  • Optics : Stellarvue SV 152T triplet refractor
  • Mount: Paramount MYT
  • Camera: QSI 583
  • Filters: Astrodon 31mm LRGB
  • Exposure: LRGB: 170:180:160:190
  • Camera/Mount Control: The Sky X, CCD Auto Pilot 5
  • Guiding: SX Lodestar
  • Processing: PixInsight 1.8, PS CC
  • Location: Star Dust Ranch, Okeechobee, FL
  • Date: Jan 2018
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