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Object Type: Emission
NGC 2174 is associated with
the open star cluster NGC 2175. It is about 6,400 light-years from our solar system.
102-ED/TS Optics field flattener/ST-10XME/Astrodon LRGB filters/Paramount ME
Exposures: RRGB: R 10 x 12 minutes: G 10 x 6 minutes: B 10 x 6
minutes: GB binned 2x2
Date: March 11-12, 2010
Location: Landers, California, USA
Technical Notes: Individual exposures were dithered using CCDAutoPilot2 and then sigma combined. The
RGB image was created in Registar 1.0. Reduce Noise was applied to the RGB image and the
dim portions of the luminance image. Gaussian Blur was applied to the RGB image.