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IC 2177 Area Wide Field

Object Name:  IC 2177
Object Type: Emission nebula.  Also in the field are numerous Sharpless HII objects, open clusters, dark nebula and a planetary nebula.
Constellation: On the border of Monoceros and Canis Major
Acquisition Date: 31 December 2019
Location: Tierra del Sol, San Diego County, California
• Imaging Scope – Takahashi FSQ-106 EDX IV with 0.6x reducer
• Imaging Camera – ZWO ASI1600MM-C with EFW2
• Filters – Baader 36mm unmounted rhydrogen alpha bandpass filter
• Guiding – Borg 77ED with ZWO ASI120MM-S
• Mount – Astro-Physics 900GTO
Camera Control – Sequence Generator Pro
Guider control – PHD2
Acquisition Details:
• Imaging Camera – gain 200, offset 50 – cooled to -15
• Exposures –
PixInsight and Photoshop CC were used to process the images.
• PixInsight –
⁃ Image calibration, alignment and integration
⁃ HistogramTransformation for histogram adjustment
• Photoshop –
⁃ additional adjustments to histogram
Thanks for looking.

IC 2177 Area Wide Field
Posted in Bright Nebula, CMOS Camera Image

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