IC2177 -  The Seagull Nebula
Hydrogen Alpha Image

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Constellation: Monoceros - The Unicorn
Type: Emission Nebula
Position: RA07h05m06s
Magnitude: NA
Exposure: Taken over 3 nights: 3/14/09 through 3/16/09
36 X 600 seconds
Processing: Images were captured in Nebulosity
Basic calibration (flats, darks) and DDP in Imagesplus 3.75
Final processing in Photoshop, Noise Ninja
Equipment: Orion Starshoot Pro CCD Camera
Baader 7nm Ha filter
Orion 80ED  f/7.5 refractor + Televue .8X Reducer Corrector
Losmandy G11 Gemini mount
Orion Starshoot Autoguider mounted on a Meade 8X50 finderscope using PHD guiding software
Notes: NGC 2327 is the "head" of the seagull.
This image was used as the luminance data for the color version of this object.
See my previous film image for comparison.

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