"The Monkeyhead" Nebula in Orion - NGC 2174

Imaged from Nova Scotia, Winter, 2012 through a Canon 600mm f4.0 telephoto lens using a modified Canon T3i DSLR.

The above image is the result of stacking 27 four-minute individual exposures in RGB and combining them with an additional 19 twelve-minute exposures through a 6 nm H alpha filter. Total integration time 5 hours and 36 minutes. The images were all taken mid-winter, 2012 from rural Nova Scotia.

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