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Contains:  Witch Head nebula, IC 2118, The star τOri, The star Rigel (βOri), The star λEri
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Rigel & IC2118 , 


            Giuseppe Donatiello
Rigel & IC2118

Rigel & IC2118

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Pentacon 4/200 MC

Imaging cameras:Canon 400D mod.Praktica MTL-5

Mount:Konus EQ3.2

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Konus Vista 80/400Konus Super 120/1000

Software:Corel Paint Shop Pro x2

Filter:Lumicon H-alfa

Resolution: 4000x3573

Dates:Sept. 27, 2003Oct. 1, 2011

6x1800" ISO200
Lumicon H-alfa: 4x1200" ISO200

Integration: 4.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.45% job: 482612

RA center: 77.922 degrees

DEC center: -7.961 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.247 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.571 degrees

Field radius: 3.164 degrees

Locations: Albaneta - Pollino, San Severino Lucano, Potenza, Italy


Process in TopazGlow radiate filter
The image is a reworking of a part of the material used for this mosaic:



Giuseppe Donatiello
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Rigel & IC2118 , 


            Giuseppe Donatiello