Visibility IV / V
The moonlit and clear night that hit Friday offered an opportunity to go through new deep sky destinations for yourself. This time the Monkey Head Nebula, located right in the upper corner of the constellation Orion, near Gemini, was chosen as the subject.
This emission mist is located at a distance of about 6400 light-years. SkySafari gives the magnitude of the fog at +7.59, so it's a fairly bright destination.
The weather favored the whole early evening and I finally got a total of exactly 5 hours of exposure time with a color camera through the narrowband filter.
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