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Rigel and the Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118)

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Rigel and the Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Borg 71fl

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 6DA

Mounts: Piggyback on Observatory mount

Focal reducers: Borg #7872 0.72x

Software: Pixinsight

Filters: Baader L 2''


Dates:Feb. 25, 2019

Frames:
81x300" (6h 45') ISO1600
28x9" (4' 12") ISO1600

Integration: 6h 49' 12"

Avg. Moon age: 21.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 60.32%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2559211


Resolution: 5299x3371

Locations: Burgsolms Observatory, Burgsolms, Hassia, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Witch Head Nebula is a reflecting molecular cloud in constellation Eridianus, in about 900 LJ distance. It is illuminated by supergiant star Rigel, the seventh-brightest star in the sky and the brightest in constellation Orion, around 860 LJ distant from our sun.

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