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Contains:  IC 2177, NGC 2335
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The Seagull Nebula (IC 2177), 


            Chris Westphal
The Seagull Nebula (IC 2177)
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The Seagull Nebula (IC 2177)

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Dates:Feb. 3, 2019Feb. 5, 2019

Astrodon LRGB Tru-Balance E-series Gen II: 40x300" -10C bin 1x1
Ha 12nm: 6x900" bin 1x1

Integration: 4.8 hours

Darks: ~22

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 14.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.02%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Temperature: 21.11

Basic astrometry details job: 2713859

RA center: 7h 5' 16"

DEC center: -10° 36' 36"

Pixel scale: 2.323 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 80.446 degrees

Field radius: 1.154 degrees

Resolution: 2963x2003

Data source: Traveller


This is the one image I acquired at this year's Winter Star Party in the Florida Keys. We had great weather until about 11:30 PM each night, and afterwards it was all sucker holes for visual hunting. I pretty much shot this until it reached the Meridian each night and then went to work with binos.



Chris Westphal
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The Seagull Nebula (IC 2177), 


            Chris Westphal

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