Celestial 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

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 11, 2018
Frames:
8×180(24′)
Integration:
24′
Avg. Moon age:
25.57 days
Avg. Moon phase:
16.70%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1927492

RA center: 05h08m19s.9

DEC center: -07°3755

Pixel scale: 15.031 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 344.404 degrees

Field radius: 2.729 degrees

Resolution: 1000x842

File size: 738.7 KB

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