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Seagull's Head, 


            Jan Scheers
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Seagull's Head, 


            Jan Scheers
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Acquisition details

Nov. 4, 2021
Avg. Moon age:
29.07 days
Avg. Moon phase:

RA center: 07h05m31s.884

DEC center: -10°4328.86

Pixel scale: 0.963 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -91.136 degrees

Field radius: 0.749 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3913x4000

File size: 6.7 MB

Locations: El Sauce Observatory, Rio Hurtado, Coquimbo Region, Chile

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Telescope Live


Close-up view of the Seagull's Head, part of IC 2177.

It's a detail of IC 2177 or the 'Seagull Nebula'. The Seagull's Head of IC 2177 is also cataloged as NGC 2327.

This SHO-image was captured with the ASA500N telescope and FLI PL16803 camera from Telescope Live in El Sauce Observatory, Chile.

Total integration time 240 minutes.
SHO 7:8:9 subs of 600s with each narrow band filter (SII, H-alpha and OIII).

Processing with Astro Pixel Processor, Photoshop CC with AstroPanel Pro, Astronomy Tools, Topaz Sharpen AI and Denoise Projects 3 plug-ins.


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Seagull's Head, 


            Jan Scheers