IC2177 (the Seagull Nebula)

Image taken Clayton Bay, South Australia

Equipment - Takahashi TSA102S, reducer with QSI583WSG

Guiding - Star Shoot Autoguider off axis with Paramount PME mount.

LHaRGB 80 80 60 60 60

Darks, flats and biases applied

Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS3

Object - Located on the border of Monocereos and Canis Major It contains emission and some reflection nebulosity with small regions of dust. It lies at a distance of 3600 light years.