Michael Sidonio: The Seagull Nebula (IC2177) Poster
Michael Sidonio: The Seagull Nebula (IC2177) Poster
Michael Sidonio: The Seagull Nebula (IC2177) Poster
Michael Sidonio: The Seagull Nebula (IC2177) Poster
Michael Sidonio: The Seagull Nebula (IC2177) Poster
Michael Sidonio: The Seagull Nebula (IC2177) Poster
Michael Sidonio: The Seagull Nebula (IC2177) Poster

Michael Sidonio: The Seagull Nebula (IC2177) Poster

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The Seagull Nebula (IC2177) by Michael Sidonio

The nebula IC2177 Soars like a huge magenta bird just south of the celestial equator on the border between the Canis Major and Monoceros constellations. This is a largely narrow-band image processed as a true color image.

Photo details & setup

Data collected over three nights, 5, 6 and 14 Jan 2018, good seeing, good transparency


  • Takahashi FSQ106EDX4
  • FLI Proline 16803, CFW-5-7, Robofocus
  • Ha OIII SII RGB = 330 230 130 44 44 44 min = 13.7hrs total exposure (bin 1X1)
  • New Deep-Sky RGB Astronomik filters
  • -30C chip temp, dark frames and flats (using Aurora Flat Field Panel) applied
  • Focal length 530mm, FOV = 4deg X 4deg
  • Image scale 3.5"/pix
  • Guide Camera: Starlightxpress Lodestar

Michael Sidonio, also known as "Strongmanmike," is a well-known Australian amateur astronomer and astrophotographer with a background in strength athletics. He studied astronomy at Dickson College and worked at the Canberra Observatory for over a decade. After retiring from strongman competitions in 2005, Michael focused on astronomy and astrophotography. His work has been featured in various exhibitions worldwide and has won numerous awards.

Michael has made significant contributions to astronomy research, including discovering a galaxy 11 million light-years away. His astrophotography is displayed at Australia's National Science and Technology Centre in Canberra. Michael recently completed the construction of the highest astronomical observatory in Australia, located in the Tinderry Mountains.


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