IC2177 Seagull Nebula

Constellation: Canis Mojor        Distance: 1800 lightyear


Image spcefications:
Exposure: 64 minutes (8 x 8 minutes) on 1600 ISO, RAW format
Camera: Modified Canon 40D
Telescope: Vixen ED102SS with Televue 0,8x focal reducer/flattener
Mount: Losmandy G11
Guiding: Vixen Guiding Scope 70S with SBIG ST-4
Image processing: ImagesPlus, Photoshop CS3, NoiseNinja
Location: Etoile St Cyrice, France
Sky Quality Meter: 21,38
Temperature: -3° C
Date: 23 december 2008
High resolution (1.2MB)