Seagull's Head

Seagull's Head
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Seagull's Head

Close-up view of the Seagull's Head.
It reminds me more to an ancient Rome SPQR Legion Aquila... 😀

This image shows a detail of IC 2177 or the 'Seagull Nebula', a birthplace of new stars that lies along the border between the constellations Monoceros and Canis Major, about 3650 light years from Earth.
The Seagull's Head of IC 2177 is also cataloged as NGC 2327.

This SHO-image was captured with CHI-2, data from 4 one click observations

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

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More info (in Dutch) can be found in http://www.nachthemel.be/ic2177.html
SPECIFICATIONS
Telescope ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Telescope
CHI-2 (ASA500N, 50cm)
Camera ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Camera
FLI PL16803
Location ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Location
El Sauce Observatory, Chile
Date of observation ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Date of observation
30/10/2021 - 4/11/2021
Filters ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Filters
SHO
Processing ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Processing
Astro Pixel Processor, Photoshop CC with AstroPanel Pro, Astronomy Tools, Topaz Sharpen AI and Denoise Projects 3 plug-ins
Credits ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Credits
One-click observations TL