NGC 2175 with NGC 2174 in Orion

Right Ascension = 06 : 09 : 23.7 (h:m:s), Declination = +20 :39 : 34 (deg:m:s)
Magnitude =na, Size = 40x30 arc minutes

NGC 2175 is a very large roughly circular emission nebula which also includes NGC 2174 and IC 2159, and a star cluster which has inherited the NGC number, though there is no mention of it in the discovery notes. (The NGC / IC Project,

optics: C8    adapter: Fastar    date: 11042003    time: 02:22:00    exposure: L:5min, RGB 2x5min each
resolution: Full (640x480)    guiding: st4 and C102 @ f10
acquisition: SBIG ST-237 camera, individual images    software: SBIG CCDDOS notes:
Autodark added to each rgb. Softly sharpened each rgb in CCDOPS. 30% luminance added and minor enhancements in Photoshop v6.1.

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