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Seagull Nebula (Gum1)
Type Diffuse/Dark Nebula
Constellation Monoceros
Distance 1,820 ly
More Info
Date 30 Jan 2009 (Winter)
Place Little Blair Valley, Anza-Borrego Desert, CA
Exposure Data HaRGB 120:15:15:15 mins @ -20C
Ha 8x15 (bin 1x1), R 3x5, G 3x5, B 3x5 (bin 2x2)
Notes The head portion of the very large Seagull nebula.
Optics Takahashi MT200 Newtonian
Focal Length 960mm @f/4.8
Mount Astro-Physics 900GTO
Camera SBIG ST-2000XM
Focuser Starlight Feather Touch Micro Focuser
Filters CFW10A, Astrodon RGB, 6nm Ha
Software CCD Commander, Maxim DL, CCDStack, Photoshop