NGC 2175, The Monkey Head Nebula | Joseph Yates

Joseph Yates
Location of photo
Louisville Astronomical Society James Baker Center For Astronomy, Curby, Indiana
Date/Time of photo
Camera: Hutech Modified Canon TT1i with Baader MPCC Coma Corrector and Baader UV/IR cut filter Telescope: 200mm f5 Modified Konus Newtonian Mount: Losmandy G-11 with Gemini Go To Version 1.04 Guiding: Orion 80mm f5 Short Tube refractor with Orion Star Shooter auto guide camera
Star Cluster NGC 2175, a lesser known jewel in the constellation of Orion, is associated with a diffuse nebula, known as the Monkey Head Nebula, also numbered NGC 2175 and including nebula NGC 2174 along the right of the image.