Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Eridanus (Eri)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1909  ·  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 τOri  ·  The star ψEri  ·  the Witch Head Nebula
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IC 2118 - The Witch Head Nebula, 



    
        

            Sebastian "BastiH" Hinz
IC 2118 - The Witch Head Nebula
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IC 2118 - The Witch Head Nebula

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IC 2118 - The Witch Head Nebula, 



    
        

            Sebastian "BastiH" Hinz
IC 2118 - The Witch Head Nebula
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IC 2118 - The Witch Head Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 200 f/2.8L II USM

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 6Da

Mounts: Sky-Watcher Star Adventuer

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS Optics 60mm Helical Sucher

Guiding cameras: LACERTA MGEN 2

Software: Sky-Watcher SAM Console  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto S.L. PixInsight 1.8.8 Ripley

Accessory: Lacerta Aperture Stopper for M72  ·  Gerd Neumann Bahtinov Mask for M58  ·  LACERTA MGEN Autoguider, V 2.60


Dates:Nov. 23, 2019Nov. 29, 2019Dec. 1, 2019

Frames: 65x180" (3h 15') ISO1600

Integration: 3h 15'

Darks: ~103

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 11.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.59%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Temperature: 12.15


Astrometry.net job: 3372154

RA center: 5h 8' 6"

DEC center: -8° 15' 36"

Pixel scale: 17.336 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 8.998 degrees

Field radius: 4.765 degrees


Resolution: 1122x1630

Locations: Athos Centro Astronómico, Los Llanos de Aridane, La Palma, Spain

Data source: Traveller

Description

IC 2118, imaged during my second stay at Athos Centro Astronómico in Las Tricias, La Palma, Canary Islands. My first image done by using the Star Adventurer Mount - I believe I have fallen in love ;-) What an incredibly great little tool!

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IC 2118 - The Witch Head Nebula, 



    
        

            Sebastian "BastiH" Hinz