Celestial hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Canis Major (CMa)  ·  Contains:  IC 2177  ·  IC 468  ·  LDN 1657  ·  LDN 1658  ·  NGC 2318  ·  NGC 2327  ·  NGC 2335  ·  NGC 2343  ·  NGC 2345  ·  NGC 2353  ·  NGC 2359  ·  NGC 2368  ·  Sh2-292  ·  Sh2-293  ·  Sh2-294  ·  Sh2-295  ·  Sh2-296  ·  Sh2-297  ·  Sh2-298  ·  VdB88  ·  VdB89  ·  VdB90  ·  VdB91  ·  VdB92  ·  VdB94  ·  VdB95
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Seagull Nebula (IC 2177) and Thor’s Helmet (NGC 2359), 



    
        

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Seagull Nebula (IC 2177) and Thor’s Helmet (NGC 2359)

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Seagull Nebula (IC 2177) and Thor’s Helmet (NGC 2359), 



    
        

            Martin Konrat
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Seagull Nebula (IC 2177) and Thor’s Helmet (NGC 2359)

Equipment

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 12, 2023 ·  Jan. 19, 2023
Frames:
IDAS Nebula Booster NBZ 2": 55×300(4h 35′) (gain: 100.00) -5°C
ZWO UV IR CUT 2": 185×150(7h 42′ 30″) (gain: 100.00) -5°C bin 1×1
Integration:
12h 17′ 30″
Darks:
20
Flats:
20
Flat darks:
20
Avg. Moon age:
23.25 days
Avg. Moon phase:
41.50%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00
Temperature:
26.50

RA center: 07h11m11s.40

DEC center: -11°3720.9

Pixel scale: 7.472 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -87.469 degrees

Field radius: 3.674 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 2168x2800

File size: 9.4 MB

Data source: Backyard

Description

Seagull Nebula (IC 2177) and Thor’s Helmet (NGC 2359)

The Seagull Nebula consists of IC 2177 (the wings), a region of nebulosity and NGC 2327 (the head), some 3.650 light-years away between the constellations Monoceros and Canis Major.

NGC 2359 (also known as Thor's Helmet) is an emission nebula in the constellation Canis Major. 
The nebula is approximately 11.960 Ly away and 30 light-years in size. The central star is the Wolf-Rayet star WR7.

NBRGB image was created with the NBRGB combination scrip at pixinsight

🗓 January, 12th and 19th. 2023 
📍 Giruá, RS, Brazil. Bortle 4.
🔭 ASKAR FRA300 refractor
📷 asi6200mc, Mount: ZWO AM5.
🕶 IDAS NBZ filter and Zwo (built-in) UV/IR filter 
- 55 x 300s (4,58h) with nbz
-185 x 150s (7,7h) with UV/IR 
🧑‍💻 pixinsight, photoshop

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