Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Contains:  NGC 3319, NGC 2343, NGC 2335, IC 2177
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
NGC 2327 "Parrot Nebula" and IC 2177 "Seagull Nebula", 





    
        

            Chris Howard
NGC 2327 "Parrot Nebula" and IC 2177 "Seagull Nebula"

NGC 2327 "Parrot Nebula" and IC 2177 "Seagull Nebula"

Technical card

Resolution: 1024x1024

Dates:Jan. 1, 2019

Frames: 54x300"

Integration: 4.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.25 days

Avg. Moon phase: 19.31%

Astrometry.net job: 2446760

RA center: 106.402 degrees

DEC center: -10.534 degrees

Pixel scale: 6.731 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 75.094 degrees

Field radius: 1.354 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, North Hampton, New Hampshire, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

The dust and hydrogen gas of NGC 2327 "Parrot Nebula" and IC 2177 "Seagull Nebula" span 100 lightyears between the constellations Monoceros and Canis Majoris. This is another one from last night (New Years Day). After shooting the Flaming Heart Nebula for several hours, I dropped down to IC 2177 for the remaining clear skies (up to around 1am). Neither of these targets are strong--or have anything showing up--in the oxygen bandpass. I ended up cutting the OIII frames and going with bi-color Ha and SII. Exposures: 28 x 300 seconds of Ha, 26 x 360 seconds of SII. Equipment: William Optics GT81 APO refractor, ZWO ASI1600MM-Pro monochrome 16MP camera (unity gain 139/21), Astronomik filters, iOptron CEM25P mount, INDI/Ekos/KStars running in Stellarmate/Raspberry Pi 3b+

Comments

Author

ChrisHoward
Chris Howard
License: None (All rights reserved)
780
Like

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

NGC 2327 "Parrot Nebula" and IC 2177 "Seagull Nebula", 





    
        

            Chris Howard