Best of OTOP - Diffuse Nebulae

NGC 2182 Wide

This is a giant star formation region with both emission and reflection nebulae properties. It is located in the constellation Monoceros, near Orion.

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Last Updated: 11-Jun-2014

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76mm Televue (with TeleVue field flattener)

SBIG ST10XME CCD camera with color filter wheel

LRGB color production was used to create this image.

Luminance = RGB (synthetic) binned 1x1

Red = 45 minutes binned 1x1

Green = 44 minutes binned 1x1

Blue = 45 minutes binned 1x1

Minimum credit line: Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF