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Image of the day 03/23/2021

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    The Seagull Nebula - IC 2177 - 3 Panel Mosaic, 



    
        

            Matt Harbison
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    The Seagull Nebula - IC 2177 - 3 Panel Mosaic

    Image of the day 03/23/2021

    Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
      The Seagull Nebula - IC 2177 - 3 Panel Mosaic, 



    
        

            Matt Harbison
      Powered byPixInsight

      The Seagull Nebula - IC 2177 - 3 Panel Mosaic

      Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

      Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

      Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

      Guiding telescopes or lenses: Willam Optics 50mm Guidescope

      Guiding cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

      Focal reducers: Takahashi 645 0.72X for FSQ106

      Software: PixInsight  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Adobe Lightroom LR

      Filters: Antlia Pro Blue 3mm  ·  Antlia Pro Green 3mm  ·  Antlia Pro Red 3mm  ·  Antlia Pro Luminance 3mm

      Accessory: QHYCFW3-M QHYCFW3 Filter Wheel


      Dates:Feb. 22, 2021Feb. 23, 2021Feb. 24, 2021Feb. 26, 2021March 5, 2021

      Frames:
      Antlia Pro Blue 3mm: 180x60" (3h) -5C bin 1x1
      Antlia Pro Green 3mm: 180x60" (3h) -5C bin 1x1
      Antlia Pro Luminance 3mm: 180x60" (3h) -5C bin 1x1
      Antlia Pro Red 3mm: 180x60" (3h) -5C bin 1x1
      Baader Ha Narrowband 7nm 50mm Unmounted: 75x1800" (37h 30') -5C bin 1x1
      Baader OIII 8.5nm 50mm Unmounted: 45x1800" (22h 30') -5C bin 1x1

      Integration: 72h

      Darks: ~12

      Flats: ~12

      Bias: ~12

      Avg. Moon age: 13.57 days

      Avg. Moon phase: 80.84%

      Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00


      Astrometry.net job: 4312808

      RA center: 7h 10' 10"

      DEC center: -11° 2' 59"

      Pixel scale: 4.514 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: -89.934 degrees

      Field radius: 5.638 degrees


      Resolution: 8000x4127

      Data source: Own remote observatory

      Remote source: Marathon Remote Imaging Observatory (MaRIO)

      Description

      First light image from my new system in Marathon, Texas. Data acquired from February 22-March 8th. HA, O3, L, R, G, and B for a total of 24 hours per panel, 3 panels total to complete the final mosaic. 72 hours on the target as a whole.

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      The Seagull Nebula - IC 2177 - 3 Panel Mosaic, 



    
        

            Matt Harbison