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Monkeying around

Kfir Simon, taken from Tivoli Farm, Namibia

The Monkey Head Nebula (NGC 2174) is an emission nebula and star-forming region 6,400 light-years away in the constellation Orion. This SHORGB image was taken with four hours of exposure on a 24-inch scope at f/4.5.

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