NGC 2163

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DSLR widefield image

Object data of NGC2163

Object type: Reflection nebula
Size: 3'x2'
Magnitude: 14 mag
Constellation: Ori
Distance: 2,200 Ly
Notes: NGC 2163 is a bipolar reflection nebula in constellation Orion.

Exposure data

Date: 2020-11-17 until 2021-03-06 (7 nights)
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1120mm)
Camera: QSI 660wsg-8 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: L 56x8min / RGB 22x8min each
Exposure time total: 16h 16min