IC2177 (2017)

Object IC2177, NGC2323, M50, Sh2-292, Sh2-296, NGC2343, NGC2327, NGC2335, GUM1, LBN1027, LDN1657, "Parrot Nebula", "Seagull Nebula"
Description The Seagull Nebula is a large HII emission nebula in Monoceros. It was captured here with a telephoto lens at a focal length of 200mm. The framing includes the entire nebula as well as open star cluster NGC2323 on the left-hand side of the photo. It was captured with a cooled, mono camera, and the following filters: H-alpha, Red, Green, Blue.
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IC2177 (2017) by Nico Carver is licensed under a CC BY-SA 4.0 Licesnse.
Acquisition Dates 12/10/2017; 12/12/2017
Locations Backyard, Newark, DE
Optics Canon 200mm f/2.8 II USM
Mount Orion Atlas EQ-G
Camera ZWO ASI-1600 MM-Cool (v3)
Filters Astrodon Ha (5nm), RGB (e series)
Guiding ZWO ASI290MM Mini and Astromania 60mm guidescope
Gain 200
Cooling -15C
Integration Total: 3.2 hours; Ha: 30x300"; R:30x30"; G:30x30"; B:30x30"
Software Mount Control: EQMOD; Planetarium: Cartes Du Ciel; Acuisition: Sequence Generator Pro; Guiding: PHD2; Polar Alignment: QHY Polemaster; Processing: PixInsight 1.8.5 and Photoshop CS6
RA/DEC Center 106.545, -10.413
Orientation (E of N) 97.5 degrees
Links Astrobin; WorldWideTelescope
Other Versions 2019
IC2177 in the WorldWideTelescope screenshot