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Contains:  Witch Head nebula, IC 2118, The star λEri, The star ψEri, The star 63Eri

Image of the day 02/25/2014

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    IC 2118 Witch Head Nebula, 


            Wei-Hao Wang
    IC 2118 Witch Head Nebula

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi Epsilon 180ED

    Imaging camera:Nikon D800 Mod

    Mount:Takahashi EM-400 Temma2

    Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi 7X50 Finder

    Guiding camera:Fishcamp Starfish

    Software:DeepSkyStackerAuriga Imaging RegiStarPhotoshop CS3

    Resolution: 2880x3720

    Dates:Feb. 14, 2013

    Frames: 120x180" ISO800

    Integration: 6.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 4.30 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 19.50%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00 job: 185445

    RA center: 75.994 degrees

    DEC center: -8.010 degrees

    Pixel scale: 5.017 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 179.305 degrees

    Field radius: 3.279 degrees

    Locations: Yushan National Park (Taiwan), Tainan, Taiwan

    Data source: Traveller


    2-frame mosaic. Each frame contains 3 hr of exposure.



    Wei-Hao Wang
    License: None (All rights reserved)

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    IC 2118 Witch Head Nebula, 


            Wei-Hao Wang