Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Eridanus (Eri)  ·  Contains:  IC 2118  ·  The star Rigel (βOri)  ·  The star λEri  ·  The star τOri  ·  The star ψEri  ·  Witch Head nebula
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Witch Head Nebula, 



    
        

            Russell Valentine
Witch Head Nebula
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Witch Head Nebula

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Witch Head Nebula, 



    
        

            Russell Valentine
Witch Head Nebula
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Witch Head Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EFS 55-250mm Canon EFS 55-250 mm

Imaging cameras: Canon T3i 600D Canon 600d

Mounts: StarSync Tracker, Star Tracker

Software: INDI/Ekos  ·  Darktable  ·  GIMP  ·  SIRIL


Dates:Feb. 11, 2018

Frames: 8x180" (24')

Integration: 24'

Avg. Moon age: 25.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.70%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1927492

RA center: 5h 8' 19"

DEC center: -7° 37' 55"

Pixel scale: 15.031 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 344.404 degrees

Field radius: 2.729 degrees


Resolution: 1000x842

Locations: Farpoint, Eskridge, Kansas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

It is kind of sad, but my first try at this nebula. By the time I got my gear set up it was already pretty low in the sky. I could only take 8 exposures before it was too low that my view was obstructed.

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Witch Head Nebula, 



    
        

            Russell Valentine