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Contains:  IC 2118, The star λEri, The star ψEri, Witch Head nebula
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Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118), 


            Miles Zhou
Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118)
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Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106ED f/5 FSQ 106ED f/5

Imaging cameras: SBIG STX 16803

Mounts: Paramount-ME

Software: Adobe Lightroom CC  ·  PixInsight for Mac

Filters: Astrodon luminance filter  ·  Astrodon RGB

Dates:Dec. 1, 2016Dec. 9, 2016

Astrodon RGB: 20x300" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon luminance filter: 14x300" -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 38.31%

Basic astrometry details job: 1369869

RA center: 5h 5' 20"

DEC center: -7° 16' 33"

Pixel scale: 3.499 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.483 degrees

Field radius: 2.550 degrees

Resolution: 3277x4096

Locations: iTelescope - SSO, Coonabarabran, NSW, Australia


Witch Head Nebula, IC-2118; LRGB.

One thing which I'm not sure if I did it right is, the bottom left corner's bright hallow shall be of Rigal's, but don't why it has a red tint.



Miles Zhou
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  • Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118), 


            Miles Zhou
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            Miles Zhou


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Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118), 


            Miles Zhou