The Seagull Nebula

Optics: Takahashi FSQ-106EDXIII F/5 530mm. - APO Refractor

Mount: AP Mach1 GTO

Camera: QSI-683WSG

Filters: Astrodon E Series Gen II LRGB 31mm - Ha 5nm

Guiding Systems: SX Lodestar

Dates/Times: 10 March 2012

Location: Pragelato - Turin - Italy

Exposure Details: H:R:G:B => 100:25:25:25 = > (5x20):(5x5):(5x5):(5x5) All Bin1 [num x minutes]

Cooling Details: -25 °C

Acquisition: Maxim DL/CCD, Perseus

Processing: CCDStack2+, PixInsight, PS CS5

Mean FWHM: 3.98

SQM-L: 20.77


  • dave halliday PRO 3y

    Nice one
  • Jim parfitt 3y

    amazing photograpy ! an absolute pleasure to see .
  • Leonardo Orazi 3y

    Thank you :-)
  • will668 PRO 3y this pic

    it looks like a romulen battle ship de cloaking
  • Leonardo Orazi 3y

    Romulen ?? ... ahhh yes ... you are right :-) Thank you.
  • 3y

    Hello, this is the blind astrometry solver. Your results are:
    (RA, Dec) center:(106.475945891, -10.6723305537) degrees
    (RA, Dec) center (H:M:S, D:M:S):(07:05:54.227, -10:40:20.390)
    Orientation:89.36 deg E of N

    Pixel scale:10.76 arcsec/pixel

    Parity:Reverse ("Left-handed")
    Field size :1.91 x 1.42 degrees

    Your field contains:
    IC 2177
    NGC 2335
    NGC 2343

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    If you would like to have other images solved, please submit them to the astrometry group.
  • Ram Viswanathan PRO 3y

    Very nice framing, capture and processing!
  • Leonardo Orazi 3y

    Thank you so much
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Taken on March 15, 2012
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