Contains: Witch Head nebula, IC 2118, The star λEri, The star ψEri
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Technical card

Resolution: 3525x5286

Dates: Feb. 12, 2018

Frames: 114x45" ISO400

Integration: 1.4 hours

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 26.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.28%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Astrometry.net job: 1928370

RA center: 76.399 degrees

DEC center: -7.508 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.742 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.749 degrees

Field radius: 2.420 degrees

Locations: Home, Limington, maine, United States

Description

Witch Head Nebula
114 lights @ 45 seconds f5.6
40 darks
20 flats
Nikon D5300
Nikon 300mm AF-S f4 @ f5.6
Skies: Bortle 5
Temp 23f
Humidity: 50%
Mount: CG5 with belt upgrade and OnStep GOTO
No guiding, no polar scope (DSLR method)
Stacked in Sequator
PP in PS/LR
Nice thing about data is that is does not go bad so I will revisit this when I get PixInsight back
Pretty happy with this, wanted more integration time but my mount lost its mind doing a meridian flip, think my motor are under powered. Have some fixes on the way.

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