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Observatory Parameters
May 21
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
12:12 01:32

Seagull Nebula · IC 2177 Diffuse Nebula in Monoceros Constellation

Size: 20' Magnitude: N/A Also known as Sh 2-296, Gum 2, RCW 1
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Size: 2,158 × 1,518 px
Visual Field: 1.5º
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Size: 2,106 × 1,240 px
Visual Field: 1.4º
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Size: 2,011 × 1,602 px
Visual Field: 1.2º
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Size: 4,506 × 3,287 px
Visual Field: 1.4º
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Size: 3,308 × 2,483 px
Visual Field: 1.0º
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Size: 4,250 × 2,838 px
Visual Field: 0.8º

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Hourly Elevation May 21

Seagull Nebula as seen from Ashburn
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7h 05m 06s
-10º 41' 59''
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