IC 2177 - A Wider View

Posted by dcrowson
on Thursday, February 2, 2023
IC 2177 (Sh2-292, Gum 1, RCW 2, vdB 93 and many others) is a large nebulae complex which includes numerous other objects on the border of Monoceros and Canis Major. See the annotated version for various clusters, nebulae and other objects.

Luminance – 8x600s – 80 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x600s – 80 minutes each – binned 1x1

320 minutes total exposure – 5 hour 20 minutes

Imaged over six nights in December, 2021 and January 2022 at the Heaven’s Mirror Observatory (Australia) with a FLI PL16083 on a Takahashi FSQ-106ED at f/3.6 382 mm.

This data is from Telescope Live (https://telescope.live/) “One-click Observations.”

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/52665898784/sizes/l/
LRGB annotated - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/52665106692/sizes/l/

Also see my recently-posted close up view here - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/52657791414.
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