Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Eridanus (Eri)  ·  Contains:  IC 2118  ·  NGC 1788  ·  Part of the constellation Eridanus (Eri)  ·  The star 62Eri  ·  The star 63Eri  ·  The star 66Eri  ·  The star 68Eri  ·  The star Cursa (βEri)  ·  The star Rigel (βOri)  ·  The star ιLep  ·  The star λEri  ·  The star ψEri  ·  Witch Head nebula
Witchcraft Head Nebula, NGC1909, 



    
        

            Raúl Tomás
Witchcraft Head Nebula, NGC1909
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Witchcraft Head Nebula, NGC1909

Witchcraft Head Nebula, NGC1909, 



    
        

            Raúl Tomás
Witchcraft Head Nebula, NGC1909
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Witchcraft Head Nebula, NGC1909

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135 ED UMC F2

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC PRO

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro Goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Lunatico Astronomia Lunatico guidescope 60mm

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PinInsight  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool


Dates:Dec. 22, 2018

Frames: 40x120" (1h 20')

Integration: 1h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 14.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.90%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3115116

RA center: 5h 5' 10"

DEC center: -7° 18' 39"

Pixel scale: 7.395 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 166.847 degrees

Field radius: 5.028 degrees


Resolution: 1824x2721

Locations: Las Inviernas, Inviernas, Guadalajara, Spain

Data source: Backyard

Description

IC 2118, Witchcraft Head Nebula or NGC 1909. Some objects are especially grateful when they are captured in wide-field images. The witch's head nebula is a clear example of this, since not only does the nebula appear, but also the beautiful nebulosity that surrounds it.

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Witchcraft Head Nebula, NGC1909, 



    
        

            Raúl Tomás