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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  63 Eri, 65 psi Eri, 69 lam Eri, IC 2118, IC2118, IC398, NGC1720, NGC1726, NGC1752, NGC1779, NGC1797, NGC1799, The star 63Eri, The star λEri, The star ψEri, Witch Head nebula
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Witch Head Nebula IC 2118, 


            Nico Carver
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Witch Head Nebula IC 2118

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 200 mm f/2.8 L II USM

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guide Scope with helical focusing

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD 5L-II M

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Cartes du Ciel

Accessory: Shoestring Astronomy EQDIR

Dates:Oct. 27, 2017

Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series: 20x90" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series: 20x90" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series: 59x60" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series: 20x90" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.5 hours

Darks: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 7.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.94%

Mean SQM: 20.80

Temperature: 5.00 job: 1792978

RA center: 5h 3' 20"

DEC center: -7° 57' 38"

Pixel scale: 4.015 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 172.885 degrees

Field radius: 2.915 degrees

Resolution: 3000x4282

Data source: Traveller


First LRGB image with the ZWO camera.
Captured at Trap Pond State Park, SQM:20.8.



Nico Carver
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Witch Head Nebula IC 2118, 


            Nico Carver