Month: February 2019

Sharpless 2-301

Sharpless 2-301. Sharpless 2-301 is a bright, large and irregular shaped emission nebula in Canis Major. Prominent dark dust lanes are across the face of this pretty nebula. A fainter extension of the nebulosity spills off to the left. F.O.V.   44 x 44 min of arc. Telescope.   10 Inch F 4.0 Newtonian. Camera.   S Big ST4000 […]

IC 2177 (Seagull nebula)

IC 2177.  (Seagull Nebula) The brightest section, NGC 2327, (Head of the Seagull) is a small section of a vast area of H11 nebulosity on the border of the constellations of Monoceros and Canis Major at a distance of 3600 light years. F.O.V.   44 x 44 min of arc. Telescope.   10 Inch F4.0 Newtonian. Camera.   […]