Seagull Nebula

 

IC2177 is called the Seagull Nebula, and lies a few degrees northeast of Sirius in Canis Major.  The head of the seagull is the bright knot of nebulosity cataloged as Gum 1.  At the tip of the right wing is the small but bright nebula Ced 90.

 

Instrument: Pentax 6x7 and Borg 100ED at f/6.4

Film: Kodak Ektachrome E200 

Exposure: 60 minutes

Filter: None

Location: Badger Flats

Date: 11 Jan 02