Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Eridanus (Eri)  ·  Contains:  65 psi Eri  ·  69 lam Eri  ·  IC 2118  ·  IC 398  ·  NGC 1720  ·  NGC 1726  ·  NGC 1752  ·  NGC 1779  ·  NGC 1797  ·  NGC 1799  ·  NGC 1909  ·  The star λEri  ·  The star ψEri  ·  Witch Head nebula  ·  the Witch Head Nebula

Image of the day 10/23/2020

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    IC 2118, 



    
        

            Jeffrey K Lovelace
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    Image of the day 10/23/2020

    Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
      IC 2118, 



    
        

            Jeffrey K Lovelace
      Powered byPixInsight

      Acquisition details

      Dates:
      Sept. 22, 2020
      Frames:
      Astrodon B 50mm square E Series: 36x300" (3h) -25°C bin 1x1
      Astrodon G 50mm square E Series: 39x300" (3h 15') -25°C bin 1x1
      Astrodon Hα 50mm round 5nm: 20x1200" (6h 40') -25°C bin 1x1
      Astrodon L 50mm square E Series: 29x300" (2h 25') -25°C bin 1x1
      Astrodon R 50mm square E Series: 43x300" (3h 35') -25°C bin 1x1
      Integration:
      18h 55'
      Darks:
      25
      Flats:
      25
      Bias:
      50
      Avg. Moon age:
      5.72 days
      Avg. Moon phase:
      32.68%

      RA center: 05h03m20s.57

      DEC center: -07°3501.7

      Pixel scale: 3.588 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 174.568 degrees

      Field radius: 2.619 degrees

      More info:Open 

      Resolution: 3591x3840

      File size: 6.7 MB

      Locations: M and K Observatory, Yass, New South Whales, Australia

      Data source: Own remote observatory

      Description

      RGB Data Acquisition from 2019-11-27 until 2020-03-21.

      Hα Data Acquisition from 2020-07-20 until 2020-09-22.

      Original Image Scale: 3.50

      DSO Color Mapping: LRGB-Hα

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      Yes it's that time of year again; the Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118) is ready for her close-up.

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