Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  IC 2177  ·  M 50  ·  NGC 2323  ·  NGC 2335  ·  NGC 2343
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Seagull Nebula - IC2177 - HaRGB, 



    
        

            Nico Carver
Seagull Nebula - IC2177 - HaRGB
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Seagull Nebula - IC2177 - HaRGB

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 200 mm f/2.8 L II USM

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guide Scope with helical focusing

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD 5L-II M

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Cartes du Ciel

Filters: Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series  ·  Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series  ·  Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha

Accessory: Shoestring Astronomy EQDIR


Dates:Dec. 12, 2017

Frames:
Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series: 30x30" (gain: 75.00) bin 1x1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series: 30x30" (gain: 75.00) bin 1x1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series: 30x30" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha: 30x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 28.29%


Astrometry.net job: 1888148

RA center: 7h 6' 10"

DEC center: -10° 24' 46"

Pixel scale: 3.055 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 97.459 degrees

Field radius: 2.983 degrees


Resolution: 5710x4102

Locations: Backyard, Newark, Delaware, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Still having red/magenta star halo issues. Need to try my camera/filters with a different scope to try to rule out some possibilities. This might be a work in progress if I can improve the red frames soonish.

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    Seagull Nebula - IC2177 - HaRGB, 



    
        

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Description: Improved star color, esp. the blue stars that were too purple in previous version.

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Seagull Nebula - IC2177 - HaRGB, 



    
        

            Nico Carver