Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Eridanus (Eri)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1909  ·  the Witch Head Nebula
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IC2118 Witch head Nebula, 



    
        

            Utkarsh mishra
IC2118 Witch head Nebula
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IC2118 Witch head Nebula, 



    
        

            Utkarsh mishra
IC2118 Witch head Nebula
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Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4178416

RA center: 5h 5' 50"

DEC center: -6° 47' 27"

Pixel scale: 1.230 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.967 degrees

Field radius: 0.918 degrees


Resolution: 3859x3736

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Insight Observatory

Description

IC 2118 (also known as Witch Head Nebula due to its shape) is an extremely faint reflection nebula believed to be an ancient supernova remnant or gas cloud illuminated by nearby supergiant star Rigel in the constellation of Orion. It lies in the Orion constellation, about 900 light-years from Earth.

Around 4.5hrs-5 of Data from 16"f3,7 dream scope 1x1 , Skypie Remote observatory

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Image credit copyright : Michael Petrasko , Muir Evenden , Utkarsh Mishra

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IC2118 Witch head Nebula, 



    
        

            Utkarsh mishra