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Contains:  Witch Head nebula, IC 2118, The star λEri, The star 68Eri, The star Cursa (βEri), The star 66Eri, The star ψEri, The star 62Eri, Part of the constellation Eridanus (Eri)
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IC2118 - The Witch Head, 


            Edoardo Luca Radi...
IC2118 - The Witch Head

IC2118 - The Witch Head

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L

Imaging camera:Canon 350D Baader

Software:PixinsightAPT - Astro Photography Tool

Resolution: 3110x1980

Dates:Jan. 2, 2011

Frames: 16x90"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.81% job: 88097

RA center: 75.988 degrees

DEC center: -6.704 degrees

Pixel scale: 6.728 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.554 degrees

Field radius: 3.446 degrees

Locations: Bazena - Passo Crocedomini, Breno, Brescia, Italy


A very hard object for a simple uncooled DSLR Camera under a mildly light polluted sky.
The nebula is barely visible...



Edoardo Luca Radi...
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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IC2118 - The Witch Head, 


            Edoardo Luca Radi...

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