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IC2177 - The Seagull Nebula

Date: 2/22/11, 2/23/11, 3/5/11

This is a combination of 3 night of data, at different exposures.
Ha - 9 x 30 min
RGB - 20 x 1min each
Calibration 20,20,20

Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106ED with CAA
Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO
Guider: Meade DSI Pro through Astrodon MMOAG, With 2 Px Dither
CCD: Finger Lakes Instruments ML11002 CCD, with 65mm shutter
Fiter Wheel: Finger Lakes Instruments CFW-2-7
Filters: Baader 50.8mm RGB, Ha

Software: MaximDL, Registar, Photoshop CS3 with Carboni & GXT
Location: Light polluted back yard in El Paso, Texas

Polar Alignment: PoleAlignMax

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