28  May  2017
The seagull over Thosr's Helmet


  By Pierre Fauchet
    Wide field between Monoceros and Canis Major, with the seagull ( IC 2177) and the small Thor's Helmet ( NGC 2359).
 Mosaic of 6 panels in SHO.
 Ha shows more details in the wings of the bird.
 Taken with Takahashi FSQ 106ed with reducer, ATIK 11000 and Atik 4000 CCD.
 Astrodon filters.
 Total exposure is 18 hours ( 10 h Ha, 4h O3, 4h S2).
 From South of France.



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