Wide-field view of the entire Seagull Nebula (IC 2177)

This wide-field view captures the evocative and colourful star formation region of the Seagull Nebula, IC 2177, on the borders of the constellations of Monoceros (The Unicorn) and Canis Major (The Great Dog). This view was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

About the Image

Id:eso1237c
Type:Observation
Release date:6 February 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1306, eso1237
Size:10693 x 10714 px

About the Object

Name:IC 2177, Seagull Nebula, Wide field view
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
• X - Nebulae
• X - Stars
Constellation:Monoceros

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Coordinates

Position (RA):7 4 42.72
Position (Dec):-10° 29' 30.12"
Field of view:134.32 x 134.58 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 5.9° right of vertical
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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
B+R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Infrared
I
Digitized Sky Survey 2

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