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B 87 (the dark) Parrot's Head Nebula

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Resolution: 3300x2475

Dates: July 21, 2017July 22, 2017

Frames:
Baader Planetarium Blue: 8x300" -10C
Baader Planetarium Green: 8x300" -10C
Baader Planetarium Red: 5x300" -10C

Integration: 1.8 hours

Darks: ~6

Flats: ~6

Avg. Moon age: 27.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.69%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 9.33

Astrometry.net job: 1662676

RA center: 271.077 degrees

DEC center: -32.677 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.399 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.877 degrees

Field radius: 0.802 degrees

Locations: Home observatory, Glenorie, NSW, Australia

Description

Not to be confused with (the bright) Parrot Head Nebula NGC 2327 which is generally thought of as being the head of the Seagull Nebula.

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B 87 (the dark) Parrot's Head Nebula, DavidLJ